December 29, 2012
Cyber bullying takes on a whole new meaning in our area with a Facebook page called Erie On Blast...
The site rips apart and severely bullies grade school and high school students...even including their pictures...
If you look on the site now, you'll notice all of the pictures have been taken down.
The girls we spoke with sent us pictures of what was said on the site, and the words and comments were so vulgar we can't even show them on the air.
When Monique Clevinger got a phone call Friday saying she was featured on a Facebook page Erie On Blast...she was immediately worried.
After logging onto Facebook, she saw her picture and a caption on this site... Which attacks and torments young men and women.
Clevinger says the hurtful comments stung...part of what was said about her included her son, William...Which said in part,
"She things she's a model but she's on food stamps. Her baby's daddy doesn't care about her or her kid; she's a drama queen loser with no job."
But there's also another site that was created, called Erie Off Blast... Which is the complete opposite. It praises teens for being beautiful, or smart, or funny.
Alyssa Ball also knows people featured on Erie On Blast. She says what's being said about them couldn't be further from the truth.
Maggie McGuire tells us no one can figure out who started this.. But she thinks it has to involve more than one person.
The girls explain how cyber bullying is the worst form of bullying... Because you don't know where it's coming from.
Clevinger says just because she's strong about it, doesn't mean someone else will be.
Like you heard at this point no one knows who started the site...
girls we talked to tell us there were kids as young as eight being tortured on
the page. We're told there was also a