Two Swedish teens convicted for Instagram insults

A photo illustration shows the applications Facebook and Instagram on the screen of an iPhone in ZagrebSTOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Two Swedish teenage girls were found guilty of defamation on Tuesday for posting sexual insults about other youngsters on the photo sharing website Instagram. The court convicted the girls, aged 15 and 16, for writing explicit, derogatory remarks next to pictures of 38 young people, mostly girls, via an anonymous account on Instagram. Posted in December, the comments quickly spread on the Internet before the account was shut down and caused hundreds of young people to take to the streets in Gothenburg, the teenagers' hometown, in protests that turned violent. …

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