Even after death, Amanda Todd cannot escape bullying. The young girl who took her life earlier this week after being tormented by bullies is still receiving messages of hate from internet trolls. One person even attempted to start a “Todding” meme.
A Facebook page has been set up in memory of Amanda Todd. The page is filled with messages of love and support to comfort Todd’s family and friends, but some people have also been writing terrible messages on her wall. According to The Star, one user posted an image showing the silhouette of a young girl hanging from a rope under the title “Todding.”
Other users wrote messages telling people to stop feeling sorry for Amanda Todd. According to the trolls, the girl deserved to be bullied and the world is now better off without her. Bullies also posted the topless image that was used to torment her during her short life on her Facebook page.
The Inquisitr reported earlier that Canadian police were searching for the people who bullied Amanda Todd before her death. It looks like some of the trolls writing on her memorial page could also face legal issues.
One user writes:
“You want to bully. Go for it — but the RCMP has set up an account for information on people who continue to bully her and it will be my pleasure to report you.”
The Amanda Todd Facebook Memorial Page has even posted a message in its about section to discourage hateful comments.
The Facebook page writes:
“NO HATE ALLOWED. This page is to share the love, sorrow, and joy we have when we think of Amanda’s name. Stop bullying.”
RCMP Sergeant Peter Thiessen said that he was aware of the new Facebook messages. Thieseen said that internet bullying was a tricky issue but the RCMP was working to stop online bullying.
“It’s really a matter of those who are involved in it to realize the impact of what they are doing and that they are bordering on criminal acts … If we get that type of evidence then we would be quick to lay a charge. We are looking at what transpired in regards to Amanda, what transpired on social media, what transpired face to face, who may have had contact with her in that regard, and whether there’s evidence to support any sort of criminal charge to any person or persons who may have had an impact in the type of decision Amanda made.”
Do you think internet trolls should face legal charges for bullying?