Cyberbullying Turns Violent for My Chemical Romance Fans

MCRSocial networking. Love it or hate it, it’s here to stay, and we’d better start learning how to use it responsibly.

This week, there have been 2 incidents where bodily harm resulted from clashing musical fanbases.  Twitter hashtags sprang up on timelines, trending #SingitforSniper  (‘Sniper’ being a young My Chemical Romance fan who was cyber-bullied by  a Justin Bieber fan to the point where she attempted suicide via overdose; she is now hospitalized and recovering), then mere days later #SingitForShane began its circuit, which was to show support for a young MCR fan who was physically attacked by a group of ‘Beliebers’, which resulted in broken bones and glass embedded in his leg. He is also currently hospitalized.
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