Facebook has apologised for publishing a dating ad featuring a photo of a 17-year-old who had killed herself after complaining of being cyber-bullied. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24141835
Rehtaeh Parsons took her own life in April having been severely bullied after a separate photo, showing her alleged rape by four boys, was circulated online.
Her father said on Wednesday that he had been “disgusted” by the advert.
Ms Parsons’s father was alerted to the advert earlier this week and posted a message to his blog to express his anger.
“I am completely bewildered and disgusted by this,” wrote Glen Canning in a message titled “Possibly the worst Facebook ad ever”.
“This is my daughter, Rehtaeh. They have her in an ad for meeting singles. I don’t even know what to say.”