« He won’t stop raping me. He told me not to tell anyone. »
In August 2011, teen-focused social change organization DoSomething.org received this startling text message. It wasn’t rare for the nonprofit to receive replies unrelated to the social causes it highlighted through its mobile platform — teens often looked to talk about issues such as bullying, questioning sexuality and substance abuse. But this text’s raw honesty was particularly jarring.
After one of DoSomething’s digital engagement managers hesitated to answer, another message came through from the same number about an hour later: « R U there? » Read more…
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