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By Lindsey Bever

March 1, 2017


Just like that, Naika Venant was live.


The 14-year-old girl was on Facebook, broadcasting from a bathroom at her

foster home in southeastern Florida. Then, she was hanging from a scarf tied

to a shower's glass door frame - a deeply painful and personal moment

playing out publicly on social media.


A friend saw the video stream on Facebook Live and called 911, but officers

were sent to the wrong address.