Police Arrest 15 year old using Kik

Kik bullyingIt hasn’t happened in Australia yet but it is only a matter of time.  In the US police have arrested and charged a teen in Florida who sent hundreds of threatening text and computer messages to 3 other teen girls, telling one of them to commit suicide so she didn’t have to murder her. Over the course of eight days, police said, the girl sent hundreds of threats such as these: ‘You’re a pathetic piece of s—‘…..nobody likes you…..I hate you so much….I hope to cut you b—-‘ The girl used the messaging app Kik to send the texts.

Mum, Dad – Do you know if your child is on Kik Messenger?

About Renata Rowe

Deputy Head of Campus/Head of Secondary, Ivanhoe Grammar School, Plenty Campus This blog is the School's way of helping our parents and teachers understand and experience the cyber world that their children live in. We post stories about the latest cyber safety issues, and the latest social mediums that their children and teens might be using. We believe that teaching children and teens to be good Digital Citizen from a young age will protect them and their reputations. Our parents have been delighted and have subscribed so that they can receive our updates - we post about once or twice a week. So subscribe - its easy to do, just enter your email address in the box in the top righthand corner of the home page and posts will automatically be delivered to you.
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