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IN People ON 03 May, 2016
It is very important to understand the right use of smartphones. Especially for the youths, who are needed to keep a check on their actions and are required to know the resulting consequences before involving into any practice as any wrong act can even turn into being called a crime. This is what actually happened recently. This is a story about a woman who gets trapped into the social media stardom and did something dehumanize.
A teenager woman got accused recording the rape of her friend and posting it on social media. The whole event transpired their entire lives. But, how it started and what happened with the woman who did so? Well, know the detailing down.
18-year-old Marina and her 17-year-old friend met 29-year-old Gates at a mall in Columbus,
All the three gathered at a residence in Columbus where Gates offered the two girls vodka as an attempt to seduce them.
That very moment, taking benefit of the situation, Gates pinned the girl and assaulted her. The girl asked Marina for help and something unexpected happened.
Marina did not go for helping, instead, she recorded the rape via Twitter-owned live stream app called Periscope.
... and left it there for thousands of strangers across the world to watch that video in real time.
"I have never seen a case such as this where you would actually live-stream a sexual assault," said Ron O'Brien. Marina told that she did all this to preserve and not to shame or titillate anyone.
Lonina was alleged to be involved in a nudity-oriented stuff while Gates was charged with rape, sexual battery, and kidnapping.