‘Invasive’ Snapchat of teen who later killed himself was illegal, court says

California appeals court upheld ruling that the video showing a student – who later killed himself – seemingly masturbating in stall was an invasion of privacy

When a 16-year-old high student at a San Diego school uploaded a 10-second video to Snapchat of another student seemingly masturbating in a restroom stall, he thought he’d get a laugh from his peers. The video, shot on a smartphone, was posted to Snapchat stories and disappeared 24 hours later, but not before it went viral around the school.

Two weeks later the subject of the video – known in court documents only as Matthew B – took his own life, leaving a suicide note that read: “I can’t handle school any more and I have no friends.”

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