The truth is that the only approval you have ever needed is from yourself. You are not better or worse for your online following. You should never compare yourself to anyone, especially those you’ve never met.
What people are saying when a person “commits” suicide, is reinforcing that they are criminals or perhaps something else judgemental.
But there is no crime in suicide and the only judgment should be as to why the person was left to feel that their life needed to end.
Why is the crime caused by the victim and not the events that led to their demise? Is this another way for society to victim blame?