Uniondale H.S. students targeted on Facebook 'Smut List'

Many Uniondale High School students became the target of online personal attacks though a Facebook "Smut List."Students say the list was created for the purpose

UNIONDALE - Many Uniondale High School students became the target of online personal attacks though a Facebook "Smut List."

Students say the list was created for the purpose of calling their female peers promiscuous. They say hundreds of comments were added that included girls' names and detailed their alleged sexual tendencies.

It is unclear how long the "Smut List" was up, but administrators pulled it down last week after it had accumulated more than 500 followers.

According to cyber-bullying expert Ginger Lieberman, the creators of the Facebook page cannot be arrested unless a student decides to file a harassment complaint with police.

School officials released a statement to News 12 Long Island saying, "Administrators have notified the authorities and reported the page to the site to have it removed due to the inappropriate nature of the content."

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

A Queens man died Friday after a car 1 Driver strikes, kills pedestrian in Carle Place
In 2015, one in four drug overdoses were 2 CDC: 1 in 4 fatal drug overdoses linked to heroin in 2015
Police say they have arrested Jonnathan Santos, 20, 3 Police: Man arrested following fatal crash in LIE in Syosset
According to police, the car crashed into a 4 Police respond to car into building in North Bellmore
A Melville homeowner says she's had to shell 5 Homeowner laments costly debris removal after tree trimming

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End!

Explore the Twin Forks with News 12's Doug Geed.

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past

News 12's Danielle Campbell digs into Long Island's roots.

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long On The Spot

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long Islanders know about everything and anything.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE