A 14-year-old girl from Northern Ireland is suing Facebook after a naked photo was published on a “shame” page and repeatedly reposted.
At a hearing in Belfast’s High Court, the girl’s attorney said that Facebook should have made blocking the image from being republished a “red-line” issue, the BBC reported on Thursday.
A naked [14-year-old’s] picture was being put on a shame page.
If [Facebook] had blocked it, all this subsequent publication of her naked image would not have taken place.
Her lawyers claim that the picture was extorted from her and published over and over again online as a form of revenge.