Reddit wasn’t the first place the stolen celebrity pictures appeared, but when the images hit the site, r/TheFappening became the hub for circulating them.
The Zuckerberg family has learned the hard way that Facebook’s privacy settings can’t stop friends and followers from sharing pictures that were meant to be private. Shortly after Christmas, a family photo of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, his sister Randi Zuckerberg, and other members of the family gathered around the kitchen island for some holiday poking on their smartphones made its way to Twitter, then BuzzFeed and other media outlets.
When my twin boys were first born, I took a hiatus from Facebook. My partner went as far as posting a status update –an overly cheerful announcement that the boys were born at 10:03 a.m. –and left it at that. Most of the responding comments were those of congratulations, but there were a few that exposed the truth of what was happening –like “Oh… God, isn’t that kind of early?” “Are they okay?” or “How’s mom?”
The leaked images reveal the movie’s stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson in bed and were tweeted to the world. The producers removed the primary supplier. But still, the immodest images are floating here and there online, prompting the studio and its creative team to get in touch with the franchise fans.