Cyber-bullying: Amanda Todd’s Sad Ending Via YouTube

October 12, 2012  |  

Cyber-bullying is real. In this very touching video located on Huffingtonpost.com, Amanda Todd, a young teen from Vancouver shouted to the world via flashcards that she was fed up, tired and over it all…

According to Huffington Post:

A Vancouver-area teen who used YouTube to share her heart-wrenching story of being bullied online and beaten at school has killed herself, unleashing a torrent of social media condolences and soul-searching.

Amanda Todd was found dead in Coquitlam on Wednesday night, less than a month before her 16th birthday.

News of her torment and death are being shared on social media through Tumblr, Facebook and Twitter, where #RIPAmanda is trending.

“I’m saddened to see that this was the only [way] this young girl could escape such torment. May she rest in peace,” posted Katherine Rezanson on Facebook.

Last month, Todd posted a nine-minute video on Youtube featuring her holding up cue cards that chronicled the cyber-bullying and cruelty she suffered, despite changing schools and cities.

YouTube pulled the video for a few hours on Thursday, with a message that it violated its terms of service.

Are you concerned about cyber-bullying – considering the threats are internet based?

Source: Huffington Post

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