'Tawdry' Snapchat Sued For Using 2 Sisters' Photos In Ads

Law360, Los Angeles (September 23, 2014, 10:19 PM EDT) -- Two young sisters who claim to be the “faces” of Snapchat Inc., thanks to its widely circulated photos of them in advertisements and promotions, sued the $10 billion smartphone app's founders on Tuesday in California state court, claiming its “tawdry reputation” has damaged their images.

The complaint, which alleges violations of statutory and common law rights of publicity, claims the Snapchat founders' extensive misuse of the photos has caused Elizabeth and Sarah Turner's names to appear as results in online searches for offensive slurs.

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