She was immediately targeted by cyber bullies and her Facebook and Twitter accounts were deluged with cruel comments. (…)
The online hate campaign became so bad that she was forced to call police.
“I always hated pictures of myself as a youngster but three years ago I felt confident enough to post them on Facebook.
‘Then I started getting this abuse. I couldn’t believe it. It was so personal and nasty, and targeted directly at something that has affected me throughout my life.
A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Police said: ‘A report was made to us on January 8 regarding messages received through Facebook and Twitter. An officer spoke to a person alleged to have sent messages regarding their actions.’