Pop singer Josh Davis tackles cyberbullying at Attleborough Academy

Singer and musician Josh Davis. Picture: THE FAMOUS COMPANY

Singer and musician Josh Davis. Picture: THE FAMOUS COMPANY - Credit: THE FAMOUS COMPANY

A young pop singer has performed at Attleborough Academy in an effort to tackle cyberbullying and discrimination amongst teenagers.

Josh Davis, 21, from St Neots in Cambridgeshire, also spoke to students about the issue.

Mr Davis said: 'I think one of the main issues for me is that social media is seen as essential for someone to be popular or even to be liked. 'Nowadays it's not just about being able to sing: it's about how you present yourself to the public.

'More often than not, public figures online give teenagers skewed ideas of the sort of image they should be presenting.'

He added: 'When you release a track or video or post anything online, you're giving a part of yourself to the world. Although this has made it easier for artists like myself to promote new music, it also invites a faceless audience to criticise you and your work, so I can identify with victims of online abuse'.

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