For what I think is the first time, a judge has ruled that the content social media companies permitted and promoted to a child meaningfully contributed to their death.

Poor Molly Russell had apparently viewed 2100 Instagram posts topics around suicide, self-harm and depression, and constructed a Pinterest board featuring another 469 images along those lines. Some ‘romanticised’ self harm, others discouraged the act of seeking professional help.

She later died ‘from an act of self harm’.