Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Teen Goes Online to Look for Friendship; Classifieds Search for Mates

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Teen Goes Online to Look for Friendship; Classifieds Search for Mates

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MIKAYLA HAUPT

JOURNALIST

mikayla.haupt@news-mail.com.au

WHILE social media is generally a way to stay in touch with friends, one Bundaberg teen is using it to find a friend.

Amber Williams, 16, posted on the Bundaberg Classified page in the hopes of finding a friend.

"Looking for friends," The post read.

"Please message me if you're also looking for a mate.

"I promise I don't bite and if you think this is weird you're not the one I'm looking for.

"I'm 16 years old so no old creepy guys and I'm in a very happy relationship so girls only - please message me if you're interested."

Amber said while she was extremely nervous about what people might think and comment, that wasn't going to stop her trying.

"It was my idea and I thought the people who see that and like it are definitely the friends I'm looking for," she said.

"It would be really great just to meet someone just to hang out with and talk to because honestly I'm so alone now. …

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