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Facebook commits GBP 1 mln to support anti-bullying training in UK secondary schools

Facebook has given its backing to a scheme that brings anti-bullying training to UK secondary schools by committing GBP 1 million for its future funding. Run by Childnet International and the Diana Award, the “digital safety ambassador” programme aims to train one student in every school participating in the initiative, creating digital ambassadors for the anti-bullying campaign.

The news follows the publication of a green paper on the government’s strategy for online safety, urging social media companies to step up their involvement in the fight against cyber-bullying.

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Cheerleader Mallory Grossman, 12, ‘commits suicide’ hours after her desperate mum tried to convince school to stop …

A YOUNG cheerleader is thought to have taken her own life just hours after her mum urged the school to clamp down on social media bullies.

Mallory Grossman, of Rockaway Township, New Jersey, was found dead last Wednesday after the 12-year-old was allegedly tormented on Snapchat.

Mallory Grossman is thought to have taken her own life after being bullied on Snapchat

Mallory Grossman is thought to have taken her own life after being bullied on Snapchat

The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office is now investigating the girl’s tragic death.

Friends and relatives of the young gymnast revealed that her mum, Dianne Grossman, complained to administrators at Copeland Middle School about the alleged cyber-bullying just hours before her daughter died.

NBC New York reported that Facebook posts suggested the girl had been bullied over Snapchat.

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