Baby Photos Being Stolen on Facebook for Evil Reason

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Facebook baby photos
Don't Steal Me!
It's 5 o'clock, do you know where your baby pictures you put on Facebook are? While I can't imagine anyone taking pictures of my babes and using them for nefarious reasons, apparently my imagination isn't as advanced as I thought it was. A 23-year-old teacher in the UK nabbed some unsuspecting mom's baby photos in a revenge plot against her ex-boyfriend, which was totally working. Until that crazy lady got busted.

You see, nut ball Victoria Jones wanted to get back at her ex-boyfriend, Daniel Barberini, so she posted photos of a newborn on her own Facebook claiming her as her own. She continued to lift photos at events like Christmas and post them with the implication that this baby girl was Barberini's, and she was raising her alone.

But wait, it gets worse.

Jones decided to torture the ex (who apparently never visited her to get an up close and personal look at his daughter) by saying she had actually given birth to twins, but the boy was born with Down syndrome and died. What the hell, crazy pants?

Either way the jig was up when the supposed father was showing off the Facebook photos of his "daughter" and a friend recognized the baby as being someone else's. Yes, that was bound to happen. Especially since Jones swiped the baby photo from one of her own FB friend's pages. Smooth move, Facebook friend. Smooth. Move. Now Jones has been fired from her teaching job, as some people might object to having a lying, baby photo stealing crazy as their child's care taker. She will surely be banned from Facebook next and will have to live her life via Google+.

While no babies were harmed during this wacko, if not illegal, event, it will still make any proud mom pause. I mean, who is looking at my kid's baby photos? I would shrug it off, but this story makes me feel suddenly protective of those tiny jpgs.

Do you feel like your baby's photos are not safe on Facebook?


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smtxc... smtxcowgirl

Uh, my kids photos are safe, as are all my pics and profile information, because any smart person would make all their pictures and FB info private and only accessible by their FB friends, and not friends of friends.


If you don't know how to do that, then you shouldn't be on Facebook.


Facebook's new privacy changes makes changing your privacy settings so much easier, and they were pretty easy before.

ArmyW... ArmyWife8297

that creepy, to be honest i have heard alot worse, there is a page something like your baby is ugly and i dont want to see 9000 pictures of it, stole pictures and posted them making fun of random people children with down syndrome. weirdos talking about babies how they should die. JUST WRONG stuff so i do believe there are some weird sick people out there and you want to share your pride and joy to your friends and family, and fb is a way for some to connect and share when your living so far away, but for people to steal your pictures and pretend for them to be there's is just creepy 
 

Lucre... LucretiaMcEvil

Don't post your baby's pictures all over the internet if you don't want weird things done to them.



Child predators wack-off to baby pics.

dirti... dirtiekittie

i don't have to worry about that - no FB here. and yes, my kids photos are safe. we use http://www.wee-web.com/ and i LOVE them. you manage what photos / videos / stories you upload of your kids, and only "approved" people get on your distribution list. basically you send an invite to those you want to send those pics too, and they get added on your list. if anyone forwards the invite (as my mom tends to do, oversharing) you get a request to approve the new person before they're added to your list. best of all, you don't have to send a bunch of emails to tell everyone what's been uploaded - once you save your uploads, it automatically sends an email to your list that you added new stuff. i LOVE these guys and refer all the moms i know to share family pictures there!


(no, i'm not a bot or selling them, i just really like them that much and think they're FAR more secure than FB.)

gem23 gem23

there not private anymore! which totally stinks :( anyone who posts a comment on your photos all of there friends can see them. that is the one thing i want back.. my privacy! 

Pua Smith

smtxcowgirl, She took them from a friend. Not a friend of a friend. Your argument is void.

I think I'm going to check out the wee-web site, however, and maybe start doing that...

MrsNe... MrsNewman

@smtxcowgirl  it clearly states in the article that she stole the pictures from her own FB friend ... so what your saying has no bearing on this story what so ever. 


 


just saying.

Christy Simmons Riester

Yeah, even if you just choose friends, any photos posted can be tagged from your friends!If your friend can see the pic, then their friends can see it also. So you just have to know that once it's posted, it's free game. Too bad as it is nice to post your pics for family and friends :(

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