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Slate: Protecting Kids Online

November 28, 2012

By Emily Bazelon Slate.com

Recently, a 15-year-old named Kylie tweeted her suicidal thoughts, and a Twitter account called @KillYourselfKylie tweeted back a series of ugly responses. These included “We have 3 b—-es who should cut and drink bleach” and “I think i just made someone cut herself yayayyyy” and “We hate you just die . . . ” That last note was followed by a list of six first names — apparently teen-agers who knew Kylie.

“Thats it. Im done,” Kylie wrote back. @KillyYourselfKylie replied, “I WILL NEVER LET YOU IN PEACE . . . NEVER!!!” Read the entire article here.

 

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