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Source:  BBC Stories on YouTube

A BBC investigation based on the phone of a 17-year-old Norwegian teenager who killed herself has revealed the shocking scale of self-harm and suicide material being shared on private Instagram accounts.

The BBC was able to see inside the mobile phone of the Norwegian teen – who live posted her suicide on Instagram.

New analysis by a team of Norwegian journalists at NRK has revealed that the Norwegian teenager was linked to another 1,000 accounts from around the world all posting similar dangerous content.

At least another 14 girls in the same Instagram network have also taken their own lives.

Watch “The Instagram Suicide Network” above and read the story at BBC Stories on YouTube.


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