From online abuse to taunts in the playground, bullying can affect a child's ability to learn, knock their confidence and in some extreme cases even lead to suicidal thoughts.

In fact, ChildLine says bullying was the number one issue affecting the children they spoke to last year.

And now a video from US-based anti-bullying charity Champions Against Bullying aims to stop bullying altogether.

Featuring messages left on the social media sites of children after they committed suicide because of bullying, it may only be 46 seconds long, but its message sure packs a punch.

Go grab a friend. "Be nice. Now."

Watch the video below:

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