Parents allowed to sue Snapchat in deadly Walworth Co. crash

“Brown and Morby’s parents allege a Snapchat filter that showed how fast someone was going at the time of their post had encouraged their sons and Davis to accelerate up to 123 mph to take advantage of the filter. Court documents indicate their car was going 113 mph when it left the road.

The lawsuit also cites what the plaintiffs describe as a commonly held belief that Snapchat would reward a user with a virtual recognition such as its “trophies, streaks, or social recognitions” for a post that showed them reaching triple-digit speeds.

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… that particular trophy did not actually exist… ”



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