Anonymous Exposes Bullies Who Encouraged Teen Girl to Commit Suicide

Man, online bullying is the pits, and I'm so thankful the internet was not in wide use when I was in high school because it takes note passing to whole new levels of intensity. Back in my day, it would take a day or two for rumors to make their way around schools — now it only takes a few minutes. Your hormones and… »11/15/12 10:00am11/15/12 10:00am

Like Amanda Todd, I Was Blackmailed With Naked Pictures When I Was 16

Like a lot of people, I try to block out memories of the time of my life I spent in high school. But reading about Amanda Todd, the teenage girl who committed suicide after being bullied over a topless picture, has brought back some painful ones. Because what happened to Amanda Todd almost happened to me. »10/18/12 3:20pm10/18/12 3:20pm

Publicly 'Outing' Trolls and Predators Isn't a Distraction, It's a Solution

Thanks to Gawker's story on the man behind Reddit's legendary troll "Violentacrez" and Anonymous' outing of the alleged sexual predator who bullied 15-year-old Amanda Todd to death, October 2012 might go down in history as National "Out A Creep" Month. Some argue that publicly outing a selective number of horrible… »10/17/12 1:40pm10/17/12 1:40pm

Anonymous Outs the Man Who Allegedly Drove Amanda Todd to Suicide

Anonymous is claiming that Kody Maxson, a 30-year-old (former?) Facebook employee living in New Westminster, British Columbia, is the man who allegedly harassed Vancouver-area 15-year-old Amanda Todd so relentlessly that she took her own life on Oct. 10. In their YouTube video, a Guy Fawkes-outfitted anonybro with… »10/16/12 3:13am10/16/12 3:13am

Amanda Todd's Mother Plans To Educate Other Parents On Cyber-Bullying

Carol Todd—mother of Vancouver teenager Amanda Todd, who committed suicide one month short of her 16th birthday after years of bullying due to a topless photo she sent to a man in an online chatroom in middle school—gave an interview to the Vancouver Sun yesterday. She spoke about her daughter's suffering, the… »10/13/12 6:00pm10/13/12 6:00pm

Will This 15-Year-Old Suicide Victim's PSA Actually Convince Bullies to Knock it Off?

Amanda Todd, the Vancouver-area 15-year-old who allegedly killed herself this week after years of cyber bullying, is famous now, thanks to the chilling anti-bullying video she posted on YouTube a few weeks before her death. But there's nothing special or unique about Amanda's story. That's why it's so powerful. »10/12/12 1:40pm10/12/12 1:40pm