Dismissal of Suit Blaming Snapchat's 'Speed Filter' for Car Crash Upheld by Split Appeals Court
The majority opinion agreed with a trial judge that a teen driver's use of Snapchat's Speed Filter to record herself driving more than 100 mph prior to a wreck does not expose the app maker to liability.
A divided Georgia Court of Appeals panel upheld a trial judge’s dismissal of claims that instant messaging app Snapchat’s “Speed Filter” was to blame for a wreck that left a man gravely injured by a teenage driver trying to record herself driving 100 miles an hour in her father’s Mercedes.
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