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Facebook warned it faces legal action from ‘revenge porn’ victims12 Jan 11:59am

Facebook warned it faces legal action from ‘revenge porn’ victims

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Settlement with teenager over naked images of her posted online on networking site has ‘moved goalposts’, say lawyers Facebook is facing a number of lawsuits from victims of “revenge porn”, a leading libel lawyer has warned, after a teenager reached a settlement with the social networking site over naked images of her that were posted online. The Belfast-based libel and privacy expert Paul Tweed has also told the Guardian his office was being “deluged” by inquiries from people who claim naked and compromising pictures of themselves have been posted on Facebook, Twitter and other sites.
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