US teen wants USD 2m after school uses Facebook pic without permission
A teenager from Georgia, has sued her district for 2 million dollars, after a high school administrator in Fayette County, took a revealing image of hers from her Facebook page and showed it to hundreds of students and teachers at a districtwide seminar
In the image, clicked during a family vacation, Chelsea Chaney wearing a red bikini poses next to rapper Snoop Dogg’s cardboard cutout.
The 17-year-old, now a college freshman at the University of Georgia, said that she posted the image on the social media site, as she believed that only her pals and friends of pals could see it, but she was shocked to learn that hundreds of strangers had seen the photo during the seminar, the New York Daily News reported.
The Fayette County Schools Director of Technology had allegedly used the revealing picture to show the lasting effects of posting images on social media sites.
She said that the image was shown with the title that once it is there it is there to stay.