Wednesday, December 02, 2009

‘Sexting’ bullying cited in teen girl’s suicide - TODAY People

‘Sexting’ bullying cited in teen girl’s suicide - TODAY PeopleThis wonderful family, with old-fashioned family values was devastated with their Future Farmers of America delegate daughter's suicide. It is the second known sexting-harassment related suicide in the US, following the suicide of Jessie Logan. Both moms will work with us to help spread awareness and address this growing trend and the harassment that inevitably follows the discovery of a nude picture of a teen classmate.
Tomorrow MTV will be launching a campaign designed with us and other leading experts to tackle digital abuse. Check out on Dec 3rd. The statistics reflected in the AP/MTV poll will shock you and enlighten those of us in the field.
visit to join the effort. a special campaign in Hope's name will be announced shortly.

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