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Monday, August 9, 2010

Formspring's anonymous questions raise a few in age of cyberbullies | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News | Breaking News for Dallas-Fort Worth | Dallas Morning News

Formspring.me is a 9-month-old social networking website that allows users – nearly a third of whom are 17 or younger – to ask cruel, anonymous questions or make comments such as "Go kill yourself and make the world a better place," or "Is that you in your profile picture? It looks like a dead old man."

Experts acknowledge that while cyberbullying has been going on for a while now – the deaths this year of at least three teens have been linked to it – Formspring represents a new frontier.


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