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Facebook apologizes after dead, bullied teen’s picture appears in dating ad – Salon.com

17-year-old Rehtaeh Parsons died after a suicide attempt in April. Her picture was then used in an online dating ad.

 

Facebook has apologized for a highly inappropriate dating ad that appeared on its site, which used a picture of 17-year-old Rehtaeh Parsons, a victim of bullying and alleged gang-rape who attempted suicide in April. The attempt left Parsons in a coma, and she died a few days later when her family took her off of life support.

via Facebook apologizes after dead, bullied teen’s picture appears in dating ad – Salon.com.