Death in social networks: 8 bloggers killed for its popularity

Many young people dream of becoming famous bloggers and influencers and even buy the expensive training courses. However, they forget that for big fees, likes and subscribers hidden and negative side of fame.

Death in social networks: 8 bloggers killed for its popularity

Below we want to share the stories of eight well-known bloggers, who for all his popularity in the network paid the most expensive — their lives.

In July 2019 the whole world was shocked by the news of the murder of 17-year-old blogers Bianca Devins that was popular mainly in the services TikTok and Discord. Pictures girls with slit throat spread across the social networks and quickly became viral. And posted pictures on the net boyfriend Bianchi 21-year-old Brandon Clark, who dealt with his lover.

Death in social networks: 8 bloggers killed for its popularity

The guy supposedly saw Bianca kissing another, and against the backdrop of jealousy killed "cheater". On the morning of 14 July he was posted on the page in instagram photo of the murdered girl, leaving the signature "Forgive me, Bianca". Then Clark tried to commit suicide by cutting his throat, and he called the police. Arriving doctors managed to save the guy, the girl, unfortunately, died.

Now Clark pleads not guilty to murder, although all the evidence against him. September 16 will be held the next trial on which the young person needs to reach a verdict.

Can not mention the murder of "Miss Baghdad 2015" Tara Phares, which was taken hostage and then brutally executed. The girl was a famous model and blogersha — at the time of death on her page in Instagram was signed more than 2 million people. But the popularity has played a malicious joke with it. Some people did not like the "candid" photos that a Muslim woman shared with the subscribers.

Death in social networks: 8 bloggers killed for its popularity

Tara repeatedly received threats from representatives of various radical groups. One day because of the attacks in social networks the girl even had to change their place of residence. But on 28 September 2018 she couldn't hide from death — the unknown attacker took Tara hostage, and then shot and left for dead inside her sports car.

With three gunshot wounds (two to the head and one in heart) model was taken to hospital but despite all efforts of doctors to save her failed.

Japanese blogger Kenichiro Okamoto has been known in social networks under the pseudonym Hagex. The man specialized in cyber security, conducted seminars on conflicts in the network, and told how to deal with them. Once at one of these events listener Okamoto named Hidemitsu Matsumoto decided to demonstrate to the blogger that not all problems can be solved.

Death in social networks: 8 bloggers killed for its popularity

He followed him to the toilet several times stabbed him in the chest and neck. Okamoto was taken to the hospital, but, unfortunately, it was too late.

It should be noted that Matsumoto and earlier attempted attacks on Okamoto. In police interview he honestly admitted that he didn't like the content created by the blogger, and because of this he decided to kill him.

The body of 24-year-old blogers and model Catherine Karapanova was discovered in a rented apartment in Moscow on 27 July 2019. Soon the police managed to establish that the killer was a Maxim Gareyev, the 33-year-old coach of the football team, who already had a criminal record.

Death in social networks: 8 bloggers killed for its popularity

On questioning, the man said that that night came to the girl to have sex. According to the defendant, Catherine had not experienced any romantic interest in him and everything that went on between them, "happened for the money."

It was called "the most fearless journalist in Malta". Daphne Caruana Galicia regularly wrote articles on corruption in politics and openly expressed criticism of the authorities.

Death in social networks: 8 bloggers killed for its popularity

In October 2018 Daphne had to pay for his courage — unknown people caused the blast at her house. The journalist died at the scene.

To find the killers and failed, despite the fact that the government promised one million euros to anyone who has though any information about the criminals.

St. Petersburg blogger Stanislav Dunkin was in the hospital 13 Aug 2017. That day the journalist and his friends as they sat in the Park, was approached by a company unknown guys. Young people supposedly did not like their appearance, namely, hat and glasses that was on the Stanislav. In the end, between them and a fight ensued.

Death in social networks: 8 bloggers killed for its popularity

During the scuffle one man — 23-year-old Roots Makarov, the son of the actor from the TV series "Interns" — Stas pushed to the ground. That fell and hit her head hard. The blow was fatal — blogger was taken to the hospital, but a week later he died, never regaining consciousness.

Shahjahan Bachoco was one of the most famous bloggers in Bangladesh. Mostly men wrote on pressing socio-political issues, which could afford to amass a lot of enemies. Such people and killed Bachoco, shot him in his own house.

Death in social networks: 8 bloggers killed for its popularity

To find the criminals and failed, but during the investigation police were able to link this murder with the same murder committed in Bangladesh previously. Kill unknown bloggers who hold more tolerant views than most people in the country, and are not afraid to openly Express their opinions.

Pakistani blogger and journalist Mohammad Bilal Han is also not afraid to raise their positions, risk and even "forbidden" topics. For example, one 22-year-old boy sarcastically commented on the appointment of a new head of intelligence. Muhammad also wrote about the complicated relationship between Sunnis and Shiites, and talked about the people abducted by the military.

Death in social networks: 8 bloggers killed for its popularity

Once excessive courage for a guy turned around by tragedy. Unidentified people called Mahamadu and appointed him a meeting in the woods. He went not alone, but together with uncle. But this did not prevent the criminals to open fire on the journalist. In the end, Muhammad died, and his uncle will get seriously injured, but survived.

Who and why appointed to a blogger meeting, and why he agreed for her to come remains unknown.

Well, now you know what to be popular and heard by the world is unsafe. However, some bloggers manage to risk their lives, not even leaving provocative posts and criticizing the authorities. Earlier we have already talked about the desperate adventurers who for the sake of likes and comments in social networks are literally everything.

Keywords: Instagram | Blog | Bloggers | Internet | Popularity | Fame | Murder

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