I read an article last week about Ask.fm.
There have been several claims of self harming and suicide in vulnerable young people as a result of the bullying on this web site. (I’m saying “claims” not to dismiss anything that has happened to anyone, but because to accuse someone of causing that type of injury is a very serious and litigious statement to make)
The parent demanding this web site be shut down because of the hurt caused to her daughter (aged 13) by anonymous users. This is a truly dreadful thing to have happened and I have every sympathy for the girl – those of you who know me will tell you how I feel about bullying! (And I do agree that this site is unpleasant at best and probably close down)
Surely it is the responsibility of you, her parent, to protect her!
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