A teenager from Salford is raising awareness about the devastating effect cyber bullying can have on young people.
Liam Royle was bullied when he was 14 after his Facebook account was hacked and malicious messages were sent to his friends and family. He's encouraging others not to suffer in silence as part of Anti-Bullying Week.
The mother of a teenager from Lancashire who committed suicide has welcomed the Prime Minister's call to boycott what he calls vile websites. Amy Welch reports.
Ask.fm founders Mark and Ilja Terebin ended their "open letter" with and insistence that most of its users were "happy teenagers" and that bullying "is not unique" to their site.
The founders of Ask.fm have published an "open letter" in response to sustained criticism following the death of a teenager who was bullied on the website.
It then outlined a list of existing safety features available to users and insisted that "in almost all cases it is possible for Ask.fm to identify users – through IP technology."
The founders of a website at the centre of the death of a 14-year-old girl from Leicestershire targeted by online trolls have said they are 'committed' to ensuring it is a 'save environment'.
14-year-old Hannah Smith was found hanged in her bedroom in Lutterworth on August 2.
In a statement, Mark and Ilja Terebin from ask.fm have said they want to reassure users.
Due to legal reasons, the pair say they are not able to discuss the circumstances surrounding Hannah's case any further.
Several organisations have pulled adverts from ask.fm, following the death of 14-year-old Hannah Smith.
A mother from Longridge has welcomed the Prime Minister's call for a boycott of what he calls 'vile internet sites'. Michelle Unsworth believes there's strong that evidence her son Joshua may have taken his own life, after falling victim to cyber bullying. learn more here
David Cameron has called on operators of social networking sites to take more responsibilty for their content. It comes after the death of Hannah Smith, 14, from Leicestershire, who was found hanged on Friday after being bullied on website ask.fm.
Prime Minister David Cameron has praised the A and E Department at Salford Royal Hospital during a visit this morning. It comes as the government announces a five hundred million pound boost to accident departments throughout the UK to encourage improvements.