Additional reporting by Claire O'Boyle A SCHOOLGIRL'S DEATH WISH 'Online, she was a completely different child' Carina Stephenson was an apparently happy, normal teenager.
The 17-year-old was described by her parents as "the perfect daughter".
Under the Suicide Act 1961, assisting a suicide carries a prison sentence of up to 14 years. The Government has ruled out changing the law and seems content to leave regulation to the industry.
A spokesman for the Internet Services Providers' Association said: "It needs to be unlawful content for the industry to take action." But he added: "Suicide is something that needs to be tackled very sensitively and is something the industry is concerned about." Some internet providers, such as AOL, Google and Microsoft, now prioritise suicide charities in web searches for certain words and phrases and have chat room moderators.
Search for people in your area by using the drop-down menu on the homepage.
You can specify the gender, age and location of the type of person you're looking for to narrow your search.
Simon had left a website on his computer in which he thanked his friends from suicide chat rooms.
"I had no idea that these sites existed before the death of my son.
Young adults (ages 18-19) use these popular sites to get to know other teens without the pressure that can come with actively pursuing a relationship.
Chatpit is a website designed specifically for teens to chat and interact.