‘Anorexia coaches’ on Kik app prey on people with eating disorders

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Posted by Sarah Marsh 1 March 2019


Thousands of young people with eating disorders are being preyed on by “anorexia coaches” operating on an anonymous messaging app, a Guardian investigation can reveal.


Kik, a popular app among children and teenagers that has previously come under fire over safeguarding issues, hosts dozen of pro-anorexia group chats that are open to the public.

‘Anorexia coaches’ on Kik app prey on people with eating disorders


This is disturbing.