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For Anti-Bullying Week 2020, Screen Shot is supporting the anti-bullying charity Ditch The Label in its mission to raise awareness of the consequences of bullying and online abuse through our campaign Not Just a Comment. Screen Shot partnered with six inspiring advocates standing up against online abuse by asking them to share with you the comments they receive and together raise awareness of the impact these comments can have.


It is time we tackle online abuse, because whether it was just for lols or actual hate, a comment is not just a comment. We invite you to share on social media a picture or a video and tell us in the caption the meanest comment you’ve received. Use the hashtag #NotJustAComment and we will feature your post on this page.


Read the facts, hear the comments, share with anyone who you think might be suffering from bullying and donate if you can to help support the incredible work Ditch The Label is doing. #NotJustAComment

THE FACTS

1Bullying has increased by 25% in the past 12 months.
21 in 3 of those bullied in the last year had suicidal thoughts.
31 in 3 young people have been bullied online.
4Half of all young people say bullying has had a huge effect on their mental health and ambitions for the future.
51 in 3 young people say it’s OK to share a video of someone being attacked.
Key Findings from The Annual Bullying Survey 2020, Courtesy Ditch the Label
IT'S NOT JUST A COMMENT
 A COMMENT

Don’t get us wrong, we love the internet, especially social media. Just like you, we can spend hours scrolling through funny videos and inspirational posts. However, with the rise of social media platforms comes an increase in online bullying, and something needs to be done to stop it.



That’s why, for Anti-Bullying Week 2020, Screen Shot is supporting the anti-bullying charity Ditch The Label in its mission to tackle online abuse.



Our Not Just a Comment campaign features 6 inspiring change makers who know first hand what it’s like to receive hate online. They shared with us the worst comments they’ve ever received as they come together to highlight the impact that words can have on each and every one of us.



WITH: SOPHIA HADJIPANTELI, ZAIN SHAH, HARNAAM KAUR, JENNIFER MCKING, SUEDE BROOKS AND JOSH MOORE

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SOPHIA HADJIPANTELI
SOPHIA  
HADJIPANTELI @SophiaHadjipanteli

Sophia Hadjipaneteli is a Cypriot-Greek-British model and activist who grew up between the UK and the US.


As the founder of the #UnibrowMovement, she has become an advocate and activist for unconventional beauty, with the mission to encourage more comprehensive beauty standards and normalise what society pressures us to hide or fix.


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ZAIN SHAH
ZAIN  
SHAH @ZaddyZa1n

Zain Shah is a British South Asian, gender non-conforming makeup artist.


Shah is fighting toxic masculinity and the idea of what men should look like through incredible makeup looks. "I'm sick of being put in a box because of my race, religion, and sexual preference."




Image courtesy of @ciaran.christopher

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HARNAAM KAUR
HARNAAM  
KAUR @HarnaamKaur

Harnaam Kaur is an English social media influencer, post partum coach, life coach, and motivational speaker.


After being diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome, a condition that means she has more testosterone than most women, which is what causes hair to grow on her face, Kaur took to social media to tackle society’s beauty standards.

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JENNIFER MCKING
JENNIFER  
MCKING @JenniferMcking_

Celebrity stylist and designer Jennifer McKing has captivated audiences with her boundary-pushing fashion sense, mastered the digital world with her thrill-seeking and skateboarding lifestyle and has quickly become the muse for brands covering fashion and lifestyle brands.


But being London's newest it-girl means she knows one thing or two about online bullying...

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SUEDE BROOKS
SUEDE  
BROOKS @SuedeBrooks

Suede Brooks first found refuge in the YouTube community when, aged 12, she became the target of bullying in school. Brooks created her own YouTube channel as a coping mechanism and started making videos focused on her love for makeup and fashion.


Now, she has cemented her status as an in-demand personality in the fashion and beauty communities.

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JOSH MOORE
JOSH  
MOORE @JoshMooreOfficial

Josh Moore is an adult film actor who celebrates his sexuality and identity both on screen and in real life.


As an OnlyFans creator, he stands up for sex workers’ rights while challenging stigmas surrounding HIV.


Moore has perfected the art of ignoring haters and carrying on being his fabulous self by always speaking up.

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