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'You just need to do it, Conrad': Mass. teen's texts show she urged online boyfriend to commit suicide
" She put him on the road to suicide and drew a map to make sure he'd get there.
That's what prosecutors are arguing in the case of Michelle Carter, the Massachusetts teen who is facing involuntary manslaughter charges in the suicide of her online boyfriend Conrad Roy III."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, August 31, 2015.

Calif. family of Audrie Pott starts petition to expel three teens who sexually attacked her
"Relatives of a 15–year–old teen who was 'slut shamed' and later committed suicide want her assaulters kicked out of school. Their online demands have garnered more than 17,000 supporters."
Daily News, February 12, 2015.

Bullied Ohio Girl, 15, leaves behind suicide note reading 'Thanks for all the pain'
"Cora Delille was found dead in her Pickerington, Ohio home's bedroom last week, along with the painful, handwritten page which police say addressed some of her accused tormenters by name."
Daily News, May 20, 2014.

Attempted, in this case ... but same cause
Missouri teen at center of explosive rape case attempts suicide: report

Daisy Coleman's mother said she tried to commit suicide on Sunday after being 'terrorized' by bullies on social media following a party.
Daily News, January 07, 2014

And an online homicide
Italian man murders ex-girlfriend after stalking her fake Facebook profile

The 42-year-old woman was murdered by her ex-boyfriend, also in his 40s, who had created a fake Facebook profile in order to stalk the woman's fake Facebook profile and track her movements. He admitted to strangling her in her car and even led police to her body after his confession.
Daily News, December 31, 2013

Here's another online homicide:
Mexican teen stabbed best friend 65 times after she posted naked selfies on Facebook: cops

New York Daily News, April 1, 2014.

And yet another online homicide:
Indian man shoots online girlfriend after discovering she's a 45-year-old married woman

New York Daily News, April 22, 2014.

Rebecca Ann Sedwick, 12-Year-Old Florida Girl, Commits Suicide After Online Bullying
Huffington Post, September 12, 2013

Texas teen who committed suicide at school posted Facebook warning
Daily News, October 17, 2013

Florida mom on mission to fight cyberbullying after daughter's tragic suicide
Daily News, September 26, 2013

Facebook sorry for running dating site ad showing photo of girl who hanged herself after alleged rape, cyberbullying
Daily News, September 18, 2013

Sexting, Shame and Suicide
A shocking tale of sexual assault in the Digital Age
Rolling Stone, September 17, 2013

Indiana teen allegedly threatens to kill, dismember girl on Facebook: I know '99 ways to kill [you] and never get caught'
Daily News, August 23, 2013

"I'm tired of hiding": Revenge–porn victim speaks out over her abuse after she claims ex posted explicit photos of her online
Holly Jacobs, 29, who legally changed her name from Holli Thometz following years of online abuse, is finally speaking out over her ordeal. She alleges her ex-boyfriend posted intimate pictures of her on the web.
Daily News, May 03, 2013

Amanda Todd: Bullied Canadian Teen Commits Suicide After Prolonged Battle Online And In School
Huffington Post, October 11, 2012

'Bullied' Staten Island teen kills self
Daily News, January 03, 2012

How to Handle Social Media Harassment
"Cyber–bullying and online harassment aren't just the domain of high school kids and spurned ex–lovers. It can happen to your company, too. And despite the fact that social media is an integral part of the marketing mix for many companies today, plenty of business owners still hesitate because of concerns about what could go wrong."
Business News Daily, May 07, 2012.

Pols stand up to bullies: Bill aims to treat 'bullycide' as manslaughter, cyberbullying as stalking
Daily News, October 18, 2011

Victim of Secret Dorm Sex Tape Posts Facebook Goodbye, Jumps to His Death
ABC News, September 29, 2010

Facebook bully jailed: Death threat girl, 18, is first person put behind bars for vicious internet campaign
The Daily Mail, August 21, 2010

Online Bullies Pull Schools Into the Fray
New York Times, June 27, 2010

Alexis Pilkington Facebook Nightmare: Cyber Bullies, Teen Suicide
RightJuris.com, March 24, 2010

Parents of Holly Grogan, 15, blame Facebook for teen's suicide
New York Daily News, September 21, 2009

Teen becomes first jailed in U.K. for cyberbullying
CNET News, August 21, 2009

Missouri woman charged in cyber-bully case
The Los Angeles Times, August 19, 2009

Internet Gives Teenage Bullies Weapons to Wound From Afar
New York Times, August 26, 2004



ORGANIZATIONS & AGENCIES
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American Association of Suicidology
4201 Connecticut Ave., NW Suite 408
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: (202) 237-2280
Toll-free Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
www.suicidology.org

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
120 Wall Street, 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: (212) 363-3500
Toll-Free: 1-888-333-AFSP
www.afsp.org

FindLaw U.K.
Protect Yourself from Online Harassment: U.K. Laws

KIDSPEACE
The National Center for Kids Overcoming Crisis
3438 Route 309
Orefield, PA 18069
Toll-free HelpLine: 1-800-334-4KID
www.kidspeace.org/Default.aspx
Counseling, info, referral services for children and youth in crisis.

National Council of State Legislatures
"State Cyberstalking and Cyber–Harassment Laws"
Laws pertaining to Cyberstalking and Online Harassment, by State

National Suicide Hotlines
Toll-free: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
Toll-free: 1-888-248-2587

Report Facebook Harassment
What should I do if I'm being bullied or harassed on Facebook?

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE)
7317 Cahill Road, Suite 207
Minneapolis, MN 55439-2080
Phone: (952) 946-7998
www.save.org
Group dedicated to suicide prevention and education regarding depression.

Suicide Prevention Advocacy Network
1025 Vermont Ave. NW, Suite 1200
Washington, D.C. 20005
Phone: (202) 449-3600
www.spanusa.org
SPAN-USA is a not-profit national organization that links the energy of those bereaved by suicide with the expertise of leaders in science, business, government and public service to reduce the rate of suicide.

Twitter Help Center: Online Abuse
Twitter Help for Online Abuse


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