This Heartbreaking Video From The Teen Whose Girlfriend Demanded He Kill Himself Was Released Today
Eighteen-year-old Conrad Roy made a video one month before his 2014 suicide, saying, "I have a lot going for me." His girlfriend, Michelle Carter, is on trial for allegedly pressuring him — through text messages — to kill himself.
The Show That Tapped Into The Darkest Part Of Teen Culture
How suicide is depicted onscreen for young audiences has become one of the most debated topics of the year. The writers, directors, and mental health experts behind 13 Reasons Why, Dear Evan Hansen, and Audrie & Daisy spoke to BuzzFeed News about what it means when these kinds of stories become teen obsession.
"That Dead Girl": A Family And A Town After A Cyberbullied 12-Year-Old's Suicide
In September, after a year of being bullied online, Rebecca Sedwick threw herself off a three-story cement silo, sparking an international freak-out over the responsibility social media networks like Ask.fm have in fostering this kind of harassment. But for Rebecca's family, friends, and neighbors, the problem isn't technology or opportunistic startups — it's people.