‘Sadfishing’ social media warning from school heads

By Sean Coughlan BBC News family and education correspondent 1 October 2019 A social-media “trend” is leaving young people with genuine mental health problems “facing unfair and distressing criticism”, private-school leaders say. “Sadfishing” is a growing “behavioural trend”, where people make “exaggerated claims about their emotional problems to generate sympathy”, the heads say. And it […]