Remove unwanted and explicit, personal images from Google
We recognize that the non-consensual sharing of nude and sexually explicit images and videos is distressing. This article is intended to help you through the process for requesting that these images and videos be removed from Google search results.
We only remove image or videos in which you personally appear that meet our requirements. So that we can help you, please make sure that your request meets these requirements:
- You're nude or shown in a sexual act
- You intended the content to be private and the imagery was made publicly available without your consent (e.g. "revenge porn"), or
You didn't consent to the act and the imagery was made publicly available without your consent
While we can prevent a page from appearing in our search results, we are not able to remove content from websites that host it, so we recommend reaching out to the webmaster for the site to request removal first. Get more details on that process.
To request that this content be removed from Google search results, please use this form. You may also have an authorized representative complete the form on your behalf.
Tips for filling out the image removals form
- Under the section for which type of content you would like to remove, please select ‘a picture of myself.'
- You will need to provide the following information for removal:
- Your full name
- Contact email address
- URL for where the content is live, if applicable
- A sample URL of Google search results where the image or video appears
- Screenshots of the offending content, which will help us ensure that we are removing the correct results. We encourage you to use image-editing software to obscure the sexually explicit portions of the screenshots, but please ensure that they will help us identify the specific content you wish to be removed.
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