Teen sues parents over posting hundreds of her childhood photos on Facebook

AUSTRIA — A teenager in Austria is suing her parents over hundreds of childhood photos they reportedly posted of her on Facebook.

The Telegraph reports that the 18-year-old said the photos are embarrassing and a violation of privacy.

She alleges that her parents posted more than 500 photos of her on Facebook that have been shared with around 700 friends. They refused.

The girl’s lawyer said he would seek financial compensation for her and a court order for her parents to take down the photos.

The Telegraph reports that a recent survey finds that the average parents will have posted 1,498 pictures of their children on social media by the time the child turns five years old.

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