Friday, 12 October 2012
Amanda Todd: Bullied Teen Commits Suicide
"Vancouver-area teenager, 15-year-old Amanda Todd, committed suicide Wednesday thanks to constant bullying from classmates, after she made a series of YouTube videos telling her story to the world using flash cards.
The first bullying occurred when a man contacted her on Facebook after she had flashed herself during a chat session with friends. The man would later threaten to send around the picture of her topless "if [she] don't put on a show."
Terrifyingly, the stranger knew everything about her: her address, school, friends, relatives, and the names of her family members. Soon, her naked photo had been forwarded 'to everyone.'"* Ana Kasparian and Steve Oh analyze what happened, and if anything can be done to prevent teen bullying deaths.
*Read more from the Global Grind:
Posted by Irishgreeneyes at 20:59