According to Linda Ikeji’s blog, a teenager named Justin live-streamed his suicide on Facebook
It is reported that the teenager, Justin, live-streamed his own suicide yesterday. He slit his wrist and joked about the video being the last video he will ever make as he bled to death. The video is hard to watch. Some of it was saved by people who watched it live. Many people have started misusing the Facebook Livestream feature as more and more people are now live-streaming their own suicide.
Fans of Linda Ikeji blog expressed their disappointment with the boy and went ahead to wish him a good trip to hell.
Watch it here:
Another LIB commenter who analysed the situation from a different angle has this to say.
My intention was to criticise some of the commentaries but then i realised that they are written out of ignorance. Fine, it’s inconceivable for most people to think of suicide but look at the bigger picture here:that of mental health. Health isn’t only physical in nature. Just as we take care of illnesses that manifest physically, mental and emotional health is something we ought to take of and not ascribe to the devil or sweep under the carpet. Till we understand the need to adequately address psychological problems, we will continue to be a retarded society with little to show for all the education we have 100 years from now.