KATIE Price will demand sitdown talks with social media giants Twitter and Facebook as she steps up her bid to get Harvey’s Law introduced.
The 42-year-old has been left “raging” after a vile clip of a man in make-up pretending to be her disabled son appeared on Twitter.
The incident has cast a shadow over what has been an “idyllic” holiday she shared in the Maldives with partner Carl Woods.
Details of her plan come after we exclusively revealed police had arrested a man in connection with the video posted about her son.
“Katie has seen first hand the pain and devastation trolls do," a pal said. "At times they have pushed her to the brink but she will never let them win.
"But this incident with Harvey, however, is a step too far. It’s just sick and in Katie's eyes it just shows why she needs to do something to clean up the Internet and eliminate these morons.
“She’d like to sit down with the people in charge of these sites and put pressure on them to do more to protect people and go after these people. Katie is deadly serious about this campaign and bringing about change.
"The last few weeks, where she has been home a lot more and online far more than usual, has opened her eyes to even more hate and venom on social media – a lot of which she has been on the receiving end of. Katie has a thick skin. But others, like her son, are more vulnerable and she is determined to protect them.”
Last year the House of Commons Petitions Committee ruled current laws are not fit for purpose when it came to online trolls.
It added the Government and social media firms must directly consult with disabled people on digital strategy and hate crime law, and that social media firms need to accept responsibility for allowing "toxic environments to exist unchallenged".
After returning home from her luxury holiday in Maldives with boyfriend Carl Woods, Katie had a blunt message to the couple who mocked her disabled son Harvey – saying she will hunt them down and won't rest until they are found.
The reality star addressed the pair, who performed a sick skit online, moments after landing home in the UK.
She referenced The Sun's story that a man had been arrested – claiming it had been for sharing the video and saying the people who made it have not been identified.
Katie said: "The person who's been arrested is the person who shared the video. I'll do my statement about this tomorrow to the police.
"It's the people in the video that we're looking for. Somebody must know them. Their faces are so visible – somebody must know them.
"Please let us know. The police are looking for them and they will be found and they will be prosecuted.
"If you are watching this video and you are the people in the video, you might as well hand yourself in – because we won't stop until you're found."
The Sun revealed a man had been arrested after sharing the cruel video that mocked Harvey, 18.
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The person, who is accused of sharing the video of a couple, one of whom was in blackface, was arrested in a dawn raid at his home in Hastings.
The video sees a woman playing Katie saying: "If someone says something horrible to Harvey, what do we say?"
Her partner, wearing face paint, responded: "Hello you c***s."
Katie wrote: "I've been sent this disgusting racist mockery p**s taking video about me and Harvey mocking his disabilities.
"Clearly planned hence the face painting! Does anybody know these disgusting humans as I will be reporting this to the police.
"Words cannot describe how upset I am, this is so cruel. These people need reporting."
The Sun is now backing Katie’s campaign to find the couple in the video – and encouraging readers to get in touch if they have any information.
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