Swedish teens riot over hundreds of ‘slut’ photos posted on Instagram

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Riots broke out at a high school in Sweden after a female student allegedly posted pictures of young girls on Instagram alongside sexual insults.

A student at Plusgymnasiet high school in Gothenburg was named as the owner of the anonymous Instagram account, a claim that has not been verified.

The turmoil was set off after an Instagram user asked for tips on "sluts" in Gothenburg, and promised anonymity to anyone sending in pictures.

Over 200 pictures were submitted, giving names and alleged sexual activities of girls aged 13 to 14, Swedish media firm the Local reported.

Followers of the Instagram account ballooned as more and more pictures of Swedish teens labeled as "sluts" and "whores".

"It grew to 7,000 to 8,000 followers. They were (pictures of) younger siblings of my friends, born around 1997 and later, that were uploaded," a 22-year-old Gothenburg resident told Aftonbladet.

Once the Instagram account was shut down, the allegations then appeared on a Facebook page.

According to the report, a second Facebook page called for people to assemble at the school of the 17-year-old girl believed to have posted the initial 'slut request' and then shared the pictures of the underage girls.

That page reportedly said the older girl needed to be beaten up as punishment, the report added.

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