A 14-year-old British girl who took her own life after viewing harmful images on Instagram had entered a “dark rabbit hole of depressive suicidal content”, her father said.
Social media company Instagram has said it will remove images, drawings and cartoons showing methods of self-harm or suicide from its platform.
Facebook will not have a long-term future if it does not tackle the harmful material which can be found online, the father of a 14-year-old who took her own life has warned.
The father of Molly Russell, the teenager who took her own life after viewing disturbing material online, has urged social networks to take action immediately and not drag their feet until a regulator is introduced.
The father of Molly Russell, the teenager who took her own life after viewing disturbing material online, has welcomed Government plans for tougher regulation of harmful content.
The father of Molly Russell has urged the Government to introduce regulation on social media platforms in order to make the internet a “safer place, especially for the young”.
A proposed crackdown on social media companies is expected to be announced, to force them to remove illegal content and protect vulnerable users.
The father of a 14-year-old girl who took her own life has said Instagram “helped kill my daughter”.