Another teen death follows bullying on Facebook

Yes, bullying has been around long before Facebook, but is there any question that bullying on social media is out of control?

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Another sad story of a young girl who killed herself after being bullied on Facebook.

An Italian prosecutor has opened an investigation into how Facebook allowed the publication of insults and bullying posts aimed at a teenager who later leapt to her death from her third-floor bedroom window.

Carolina Picchio, 14, from Novara in northern Italy, died in January after a gang of boys circulated a video on Facebook of her appearing drunk and dishevelled in the bathroom at a party.

Obviously most of the blame falls on those who did the bullying, but should Facebook also have some accountability?

Italian girl commits suicide after being bullied on Facebook

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Posted on May 27, 2013, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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