Nearly 2,000 children, including one as young as nine, have been investigated by police for abuse, harassment and bullying
Hannah Smith was bombarded with vile messages telling her to kill herself. Posts on the website Ask.fm told her to drink
I'm a single mum and Izzy was my only child. My old life has now gone forever and I'm struggling to make sense of my new one. This campaign won't bring Izzy back. But it will spread awareness about the potential dangers of Ask.fm and bullying in general to parents and teens - and could save lives.
Pupils and teachers joined forces on Wednesday to pay tribute and remember a 14-year-old girl who committed suicide after
I now no longer feel comfortable using ask.fm after I received threats and abuse that lead me to want to end my own life. I don't know whether they were doing it as some sick joke, they knew me personally or just hurl abuse at 'the twitter left'.
Prime Minister David Cameron commented on the case of cyber-bullying victim Hannah Smith without having the full facts, a
The mother of two teenage daughters who committed suicide has called for the controversial ask.fm website to be shut down
Schools also need to wake up to the fact that there is a strong need for that half hour PSHE lesson each week to include one of the most significant parts of a school pupils life. Making it clear to children that they can report online abuse to teachers, parents and if necessary the police, is vital. Caution needs to be encouraged.
If you receive a malicious phone call, would you demand that the phone company be banned? If you receive a malicious or threatening letter, would you demand that the postal service be shut down? The problem in cases like this isn't always the medium which is used, but the horrid and twisted people who carry out these disgusting acts.
The founders of the website linked to the suicide of teenager Hannah Smith said they could reveal the names of anonymous