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Ms Elaine Lek with Zen’s skate boards and hockey sticks, which she still keeps in his room.
Ms Elaine Lek with Zen’s skate boards and hockey sticks, which she still keeps in his room.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

What does it mean to "like" an image of self-harm online?

Ms Elaine Lek, 54, was distressed to find that a few followers had "liked" her son Zen Dylan Koh's self-harm posts on an Instagram account that he kept private. He had more than 30 followers, some of whom even commented that they hoped to join him.

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