Bullied girl's dad backs Ask.fm

The father of Hannah Smith, who committed suicide after being bullied on the Ask.fm website, has described the site's new cybersafety measures as "a good thing". But child protection charities said more needs to be done to stop online bullying.

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Save the Children remove advertising from ask.fm

Save the Children have announced they are severing all ties with internet firm ask.fm, following the death of old Hannah Smith.

The charity said the advertising was purchased as part of a bundle, and they were not aware of their connection with the site, which has been criticised following the suicide of the 14-year-old.

A spokesperson for the charity said:

We put the welfare of children first and as a result of the tragic case of Hannah Smith we no longer advertise on ask.fm.

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