British police destroyed a social media group involving young girls, resulting in “Suicide crisis” and “serious self-harm”, As revealed BBC News.
Twelve girls between the ages of 12 and 16 from southern England are members of an Instagram chat group whose name refers to suicide. The group was discovered when three girls disappeared, They were found to be seriously ill in London.
According to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) report, Instagram stated that it did not find any content related to suicide or self-harm in the group, although according to the police report, “point-to-point influence has increased. Suicidal thoughts of the girl involved As a result, some people escalated into a suicide crisis and serious self-harm behavior.”
When the three girls who were reported missing were missing, the group attracted the attention of the police., Meet in London by train. They were found to be seriously ill on the street and were taken to the hospital by ambulance for emergency treatment.
According to a report released on March 25, one of the girls mentioned that they met online and discussed suicide.Then the police Checked digital equipment Identifies the name of the online group and its other members.
Seven of the 12 girls were injured before they were found by the police.Children’s social care services from seven different local authorities participated Protect the identified girl As a member of the group.
According to BBC News, some girls met on other social media platforms but were part of a closed Instagram group, which is a direct news thread, and its title clearly mentions The words “suicide” and “disappear”.
Facebook, which owns Instagram, did not deny the name of the BBC closed group Mention “suicide” But it stated that it has not been removed from the platform because the content of the message did not violate its rules.
“We reviewed the report but found nothingBreak our rules There is also nothing related to suicide or self-harm,” they said in a statement.
“We prohibit the posting of graphic content that incites or encourages suicide or self-harm, and After we find it, we delete it. We concluded that we will continue to support the police and respond to any requests for valid legal information.