Imprisonment for parents who post children on Facebook
French parents, who post photos of their children on Facebook, may even be sent to prison.
Under recently tightened French law, parents face up to a year in prison and a fine of up to 45.000 euros if they publish details of third-party lives even if they are their children, without their prior consent.
"In a few years, children will be able to take their parents to court to publish photos of them when they were younger," said a French lawyer.
"Under French law, parents are responsible for protecting their children," a second lawyer told Le Figaro.
The French police also reminded of the danger of pedophiles targeting children after posting family photos on social media. A vice president of Facebook reveals that a system is being designed to inform parents who upload photos of their children without changing the security settings.