RIP Hallie D. 1995-2012
On January the 4th 2012 Hallie committed suicide after she received multiple death threats and explicit insults on sites such as Tumblr & Formspring. As a result of her suicide, organizations such Wiredsaftey, Isafe and Missingkids have asked for teenage bloggers to take extra thought into messages shared especially anonymous has been enabled. Wiredsaftey said “we should take the sad loss of Hallie as a public statement to those who do bully or harass others online”. Our words speak louder than we may anticipate, I encourage all to think before they speak. Rip Hallie D. 1995-2012. Reblog to help raise awareness.
REBLOG IF YOU HAVE A HEART
omg you just had to add that second part didn’t you
This is really important though. I mean, you never know what somebody’s going through outside of the Internet. Sure it’s easy to say “just exit out of the site!”, the Internet may be their only sense of escape. Being attacked from all sides is tough.
Bottom line: don’t cyber-bully. Or bully in real life. Just don’t bully.
i am screaming