Monthly Archives: March 2020

Social Media Responsibility Laws in Georgia

Social media can lead to financial consequences for the parents or guardians of their children. Under Georgia law, parents “may be held directly liable for their own negligence in failing to supervise or control their child with regard to conduct which poses an unreasonable risk of harming others;” This parental responsibility includes a child’s bad behavior online, through the use of social media. Social Media Posts Make Parents Liable The Georgia Court of Appeals ruling, which set a legal precedent on the issue of parental responsibility over their children’s online activity, says that a parent or guardian can be held […]