A western Massachusetts town is organizing efforts to address digital abuse in response to a teen resident's suicide on Jan. 14 that is believed to have been partly the result of cyber bullying, MTV reports. Phoebe Prince, a 15-year-old freshman at South Hadley High School, immigrated with her family from Ireland to South Hadley, Mass., last fall. The digital abuse allegedly began after disagreements involving a romantic relationship at school, and it escalated into non-stop text and Facebook harassment from multiple people in the weeks leading up to her death. A recent MTV/AP study found that digital abuse...

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