Three weeks ago, 15-year-old Amanda Todd posted a YouTube video titled “My story: Struggling, bullying, suicide and self harm.” It’s almost nine minutes long, and chronicles Todd’s experiences of being cyber bullied, and how they drove her to start using drugs, drinking alcohol and cutting herself. Last Wednesday, Amanda Todd killed herself. Click here to watch her powerful and tragic last video, and to voice your opinion about cyber bullying.
Even though Todd’s story is heartbreakingly sad, hopefully it will convince at least one bully to stop being cruel to others. And though the Internet is a relatively new media that we may not know how to perfectly regulate, hopefully this incident also causes lawmakers to investigate how teens can safely use social media. [via Jezebel]
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