Teenage Girl Committed Suicide ‘After Instagram Poll’ In Malaysia


In F8 developer conference Mark Zuckerberg planned to make the Facebook more private by making some changes in it. Facebook played a crucial role these many years and now not only Facebook but also Instagram came into the picture.

Now a days, Instagram is very popularly used social media application by the people instead of Facebook. Its very popular because of its outstanding features.Many features were newly added into this.

Recently a news was raised that a 16 year girl killed herself because of the Instagram poll.She posted an Instagram  poll for the followers whether she should die or not. Unfortunately about 69% of people voted ‘YES’. By seeing this she committed suicide.

Malaysian lawmakers investigated the reports and Ram karpal Singh, the member of parliament in Malaysia stated that the people who encouraged her to commit suicide by polling to death should be held responsible.He also said that if these people wouldn’t encourage her to death the girl would have been alive.

Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, the country’s youth and sports minister, also called for an investigation into the worsening mental health of Malaysian youth and the impact of social media on increasing self-harm incidents.

In 2017, a report was published by RSPH that Instagram and Snapchat are the most dangerous applications which damages the mental health of the youth now a days. Youngsters really got addicted to these applications and losing their lives because of silly reasons.

In order to maintain communication among people social networks came into existence and they only became the reason to kill the human physically and mentally.


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