THE mum of a bullying victim has warned how the spread of viral videos showing kids being attacked mean ”bullies think they can get away” with abusing others.Karen Doran, 34, says the popularity of the footage on social media make kids think there are no consequences for filming and posting attacks.It comes after her son Jamie, 15, was attacked by a gang of hockey stick wielding thugs during the summer holidays.The sickening assault was filmed and widely shared on Snapchat, but police reportedly said there “was nothing they could do”.Shockingly three of Jamie’s attackers still go to his school.Karen, who has spoken out to support The Sun’s Block The Bullying campaign, says: “It’s disgusting. He has to see them every day, they’ve done nothing. Nobody has done anything.”Block The Bullying aims to educate young people about why filming and sharing attacks on social media can be just as damaging to a child as the actual physical assault.We are also telling teens what to do if they see a bullying video on social media, how parents should react if their child is a victim and we are asking readers to pledge their support to the campaign.Finally we are calling on social media channels to take… Read full this story
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