Can you seriously sue? All lawsuits are serious.
It's also an excessive (and extraordinarily expensive) first step in most circumstances. You might first consider a takedown notice, drafted by a lawyer?
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I recommend that you speak with a local attorney about filing a DMCA Take Down with Facebook. It is inexpensive and very effective at getting the photos removed as soon as possible.
Why should you speak with a lawyer? You have to make sure that you comply with all of the requirements of the DMCA Take Down, so it is best to have someone with experience file it for you.
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Best of luck!
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In regards to suing, you can sue anyone at anytime. The first issue is proving damages and then collecting.
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If by serious you mean for serious money, not likely. And, you have to prove damages. And you cannot sue for your girlfriend or mother in law or father or brother or sister or anyone else but you. Do yourself a favor and see a lawyer about a DMCA takedown notice before pursuing an idiotic lawsuit that is virtually certain to cost you more than you will ever recover.
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