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May 2016 Archives

Snapchat May Be Liable For Accidents Caused By Users

With the rising popularity of the social media app, Snapchat, comes the potential for a wave of lawsuits implicating the photo and video sharing app. Attorneys have recently set up web sites, and sent out press releases detailing Snapchat's involvement in certain motor vehicle accidents. Particularly at issue, are the app's "speed filter", which allows an individual to track how fast they are traveling while taking a photo or recording a video, and the app's feature which allows for photos and videos to disappear after viewing. The latter, attorneys argue, requires users to concentrate harder on the fleeting content, potentially distracting young drivers.