Amanda Todd: Bullied Teen's Online Memorial Pages Trashed By Haters

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Even after the death of Canadian teen Amanda Todd, whose suicide is being blamed largely on bullying, hateful messages are appearing on online memorial pages.

Messages poking fun at her death and making Todd out to be a villain are followed by reactions from the online community, shaming those bashing her.

Amanda Todd, 15, was found dead in her home Wednesday.

Officials believe she killed herself, and five weeks prior to her death, Todd posted a video (above) sharing that she’d been bullied and attempted suicide once before.

Now, two “R.I.P. Amanda Todd” Facebook pages, which combined had nearly one million likes as of Saturday night, are filled with comments, photos, videos.

Some mourn the loss of the teen, but others had a darker tone.

One picture shows the silhouette of a female body hanging dead with the mocking caption: “Todding.” Other posted a photo allegedly of Amanda Todd topless.

Other doctored photos mock the deceased British Columbian.

“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,” responded a Facebook user.

RCMP Sergeant Peter Thiessen says police are aware of the situation.

“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,” said Thiessen.

“If we get that type of evidence then we would be quick to lay a charge,”

No charges have been laid regarding the bullying of Todd, in large part because it is very complicated to identify when comments become criminal, Thiessen said:

“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.”

“I don’t know that I’m in a position to drill down into those details, but there are a number of areas in the criminal code, where charges can be laid, without getting into what those areas would be, and speculating on that. It’s a matter of accumulating the appropriate evidence to support the appropriate charge.”

What do you think? Should Amanda Todd's bullies face criminal charges?

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I'm now 26 and have a 4 year old son. If this was to happen to him I would go directly to the parents of the bullies. Police and school won't do anything. The victims of bulling are normal,beautiful people that others are jealous of, thats how i look at it. Instead of the bullies going to school to learn, they pick on innocent people. My prayers go out to the parents. I wish bulling would stop. Really what do bullies get out of bulling innocent people? Some parents should raise their children more better and explain this subject to them.

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This is sad. I was bullied to when I was in high school. I got called names,laughed at, and chairs pulled from under me when i went to sit down. Which i had bruises on my back for a week from. one teacher even heard kids making fun of me and let it go. I never told anyone till this day. I dropped out of school to get away from it. My parents didn't know why cause I was always a smart kid and always got good grades. I did get my GED cause that was easier than sitting in class with mean people everyday. I just couldn't handle it.

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Screw the charges. I think they should each lose 5 fingers, they choose which hand, I choose the fingers. They should also lose 8 toes, they may choose the toes. I will then use Nair to remove their eyebrows - permanently, borrow my wife's lipstick and draw them back on - I choose the color and shape. Buy each one a pair of creased, stone washed overalls, unbuckle one side and put an 8 inch cuff in the legs. Give them each a pair of open-toe sandals, I choose the style, ones that are too small for their feet, and turn them loose inside the roughest high school you can find. Screw the charges!

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Soo sad, im so sorry to her family, and those that did this to her should recive severe punishment. I mean Severe. And you tube should take this video down,those ignorant haterd remsrks on there, i cant believe!! Bullies themselves, well they will reap what they sow, so very sad Amanda, i didnt know you but you have my heart, with *tears*, r.i.p.

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brianna, it is very sad that you seem to miss the ENTIRE point of this whole story. You may say you are proud of everything you have ever done, but it is a lie. Every single one of us makes mistakes. You have as well. How would you feel if people bullied you for years over a mistake? You say you are proud of your life yet you disrespect the dead and continue the bullying. calling people whores and sluts IS bullying. If these are things you are proud of about yourself, that is a very sad indicator of the kind of person you are. Hopefully you will grow up someday and gain enough maturity to give yourself a REAL HARD look in the mirror.

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My heart goes out to her family. Nobody should have to go through this. I know she's in heaven right now. I hope anyone involved gets punished and I know that they will rot in hell for this. No one should be bullied! R.I.P Amanda Todd. I may not know you but you will be missed.

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Charges should be placed accordingly, no one should loose their life over Childs play, rudeness, and bad manners.

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This is the very reason i hate facebook and all those stupid social sites! People in this day and age have become so cruel and disgusting that they will torment people via social sites. Nothing is private anymore and this is the outcome. So sad :(

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@ Gloria

Social networking is both good and bad, though it isnt just social media anymore. Sometimes I wish the computer and smart phones would never have been invented; if that were so we wouldnt be typing these messages would we? Those that are abusive should be banned, and those that have been victims should be helped before it turns into this. I wish this girl would have known how many friends she really could have had simply by the people I see posting here. There are good people, you have to sometimes look in other places. God bless Amandas family, many prayers going thier way!

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I personally have NO respect for this girl, I think she brought it upon herself. If you're going to act like a whore, people are going to make fun of you for it. I don't see what is so special about this girl, Kids die and get bullied every single day and never get this much attention. It's sad that shes in hell and still getting the attention.

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@ Brianna

Wow, so by that that same sentiment, if you act like you Can't Understand Normal Thinking, then you shouldn't be surprised when people point it out?

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@ Brianna

Brianna, I'd hate to be standing next to you in a lightening storm! Your kind gets it the worst! Are we surprised? I think i should be, but i can't be. Another typical young, hateful child sitting at a computer, anonymous and oblivious to the world. What a shame. I'm not convinced that someone like Brianna would learn from losing someone close to her. But, such a thing is inevitable and we shall see, won't we?

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@ Brianna

Shame on you ! People like you is exactly whats wrong with the world today.

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@ Brianna

Bully alert.

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@ Brianna

your so fucking dumb. people like you are the reason this young girl ended her life. what if she would have been your best friend a sister a cousin? i bet you would view all of this in a different way. i cant stand people like you, getting a high off of putting people down. i have seen both sides of the bullying problem we have today. i will admitt they both suck. i will stand up for anyony being bullied because its not right. i havent bullied in 3 years and im a senior in high school. so please people many adults act like it stop puttuing bad things about this girl. sge thought nobody wanted her, so she took her life. if she had gone to my school id be her best friend and would have fought for her when she didnt for herself.

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@ keithhough

You go dude! I agree with you 100% I'm in tenth grade like she was I would want to be her friend and help her through this... I never knew her, but she seemed reallly amazing

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@ Brianna

She didn't kill herself really, the people who bullied her murdered her. All they had to do was push her off the edge. So Brianna I want this to sink in. You're the whore, you think you're high and mighty, well get off you cotton pony and shut the fuck up. You need to grow up as well. I'm 15, in 10th grade, and I'm bullied yet I'm still more mature then you.

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@ Heaven

Im a whore? Im not the one who was flashing men on webcam and sleeping around at 13, if that was my child I would have beat her ass.

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@ brianna

You are an adult, you have kids, okay how about this slut? You daughter comes home bawling saying how kids are calling her a whore because she had sex with someone she thought loved her, she got her top pulled up by another chick (I know that didnt happen) in the locker room and another girl took a picture. She started cutting herself. She made a video like this. And then a month later you walked into her room finding her dead. Guess what? If that happens to you it will be because you failed as a parent and you fail now. Grow up because no one should be happy another is dead. If they should well then please go stand in the middle of main street new york, in the middle of a lighting storm, with a huge metal pole, and burn bitch.

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@ brianna

Okay, whatever she did makes no difference. WHEN she started saying HOW DEPRESSED she was and HOW she just wanted to die, do you really think that these girls shouldve gone as far as to say *i hope shes dead* and telling her she should kill herself? that absolutely RIDICULOUS. SHE MADE MISTAKES. im sure everyone on here is an ANGEL and AMANDA TODD is the only one whos ever had SEX at a young age...uhmm NO. get real. She was in a depression and personally I think something couldve been done BEFORE this happened.

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@ Brianna

"sitting in hell?" and you dont think you will with such comments pointed toward a girl that committed suicide? wow youre a bitch. Go play in traffic please and stay off the comment area.

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@ nick

so be it but at least im not a stupid whore who killed herself over some girls telling her how it is.

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@ Brianna

Really? and i bet you didnt do anything that you at some point in your life wouldn't be proud of? Its people like you that make me sick.....sitting behind a desk and judge others like some saint. This girl KILLED herself, thanks to stupid and malicious people like you! You are the idiot here and a attention seeking whore.

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@ Henna

Is a matter a fact, im very proud of everything i have done in my life. And im glad she killed herself, 1 less whore in the world.

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@ brianna

One day you will find yourself all alone, if you havent already. And that one day when you cant take it anymore, you will kill yourself. Keep up this crap of yours, and this will be you! Grow up!!!!!!

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@ brianna

Dee, that is the perfect response to this sort of ignorance. Brianna, you certainly have a lot to learn, youngin'!

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@ brianna

Briana, how sad for you to think that you have the right to judge others. No matter what a person does you have no right to label them as a whore or be glad that she is dead. This young girl was plagued by people like you to the point that she took her own life instead of having to listen to the hate any more. If you choose to be proud of everything in your life that you have done then again I feel sorry for you. Just posting such hate is something to be ashamed of. One day the finger will be pointed at you and you will have no one to turn to for comfort. Then you will feel the pain that this girl felt. This world has to change and acceptance has to be given more freely. We have all done things that we regret and wish that we could take back. And as perfect as you think your life is there is something here thwould have done differently. Feel shame for the bullying that you do.

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@ brianna

Karma --- it's not fun. Brianna - i have a 13 and a 16 year old. I also had a relative commit suicide not too long ago. Be careful what you wish for Brianna. And please don't be "glad" someone killed themselves. Remember the only unpardonable sin is to not spread the word of Christ. This beautiful girl that made some mistakes - is rest assured in heaven. She did not deserve such treatment and you know Brianna - neither do you. You will go to sleep tonight feeling terrible about your statments - but you're alive. I will pray for your soul. I will pray you never have to go through a loved one dying. You are young - you still have a lot to learn.

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It sickens me that some people use social media to harass, abuse and ridicule others. Are they so lacking in empathy that they can't put themselves in someone else's shoes? How would they feel if someone did the same to them or their family?
It is time that criminal charges are laid on people who abuse others online.