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Tongan students participate in cyber bullying awareness

A group of secondary school students took part in a ‘Stop, Block & Tell’ programme which developed one-minute videos for television and raise awareness on cyberbullying.

The programme which hopes to create a coordinated national approach against cyberbullying is an initiative by Talitha Project.

Partners are Tonga Cyber Safety Working Group under Tonga Cyber Emergency Response Team, Tonga Police, Digicel and other stakeholders. 

Students from Tonga High School, Takuilau College, St Andrews and 'Apifo'ou College each produced videos with powerful messages.

Rihanna takes on fat-shamers with the perfect meme

The singer took to Instagram on Monday with a meme that some followers are calling the "perfect" response to being called out for her apparent weight gain. Rapper Gucci Mane appears in two different body weights in a split photo with big block letters that says, "If you can't handle me at my 2007 Gucci Mane you don't deserve me at my 2017 Gucci Mane."

Mic drop.

Thousands of her fans began leaving comments under the photo, which has been liked over 624,000 times as of Tuesday morning.

One comment read: "Yasss baby!!! Well said!"