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Social media and suicide is a relatively new phenomenon, which influences suicide-related Aside from kids being influenced by suicide tendencies online, there is the psychological explanation behind "of fame". The first . In 2013, the main cause of nine teen suicides was due to hateful anonymous messages on Ask.fm.

There are good research-backed solutions to prevent suicide among and the fact that teens can more easily look up suicide methods online.

In South Africa 9% of all teen deaths are due to suicide – and this figure is on the Time spent 'socialising' online is time spent away from socializing in the real.