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Jakarta Post

Facebook tells teenagers to share good things

  • Corry Elyda

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, August 1 2016   /  07:49 am

Think before you click: Volunteers pose for the campaign “Think Before You Share” during Car Free Day in Central Jakarta on Sunday. The campaign, organized by Facebook, Yayasan Cinta Anak Bangsa (YCAB) and anti-bullying movement Sudah Dong (Stop it), aims to increase awareness among teenagers about sharing good things on social media.(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)Olanda Naomi Adhira, a 14-year-old student and singer, never thought that social media, a platform she had fun with, could make her lose a best friend.

“She shared bad things about me that were far from true,” she said during Car Free Day (CFD) on Sunday.

She said the post broke her heart and she eventually decided to distance herself from her friend.

Olanda said she was also sometimes bullied on social media because of her activity as a singer. “When we try to create something, there will always be people...