The site, Isanyoneup.com, which launched in late 2010, appears to be a hybrid of social media and amateur pornography. This blog site, has also been said to be a site for “Revenge Porn.” The site features a myriad of raunchy posts that in some cases contain extremely explicit photos, submitted by the site’s users.
While self-submit pornography sites aren’t all that uncommon, the real difference with Isanyoneup.com – and the true reason for the firestorm it has caused – is that the majority of the pictures on the site are not submitted by the people in those pictures. Instead, the site serves its purpose as a forum where jilted exes and revenge-seekers may share the most intimate photos of those towards whom they wish to retaliate i.e. another forum for cyberbullying to fester.
The blog also includes screenshots of the Facebook profiles and Twitter feeds of the people featured on the site. Despite the site being horrifically repulsive on several levels, Isanyone.com has managed to build a substantial and loyal fan base, so parents BEWARE block this site immediately! WebWatcher has a powerful web-filtering feature that would help to avoid sites like these from being viewed by your child.
As creator of the site, Hunter Moore himself has argued, “the best way to defend yourself from ending up on Isanyoneup.com is not to take such explicit photos in the first place.”