What is cyberbullying and how do I recognize it? What do I do if my child is being cyberbullied or if my child is a cyberbully?
In the picture, her eyes were warm and inviting, but the smile that adorned her face was mysteriously sad. Looking at her on my computer screen, I felt my heart drop and my mind go blank.
October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and as if on cue the Pew Research Center released its latest research on the topic. According to their comprehensive report, more than half of U.S. teens (59%) have experienced "some form of cyberbullying."
The Pew Research Center just published a surprisingly high figure under a headline referring to “cyberbullying.” The authors report that 59% of US 13-17 year-olds had experienced some form of it.
Between the rise of connected devices and the ever-expanding Internet of Things, cyber bullying is a much bigger issue now than even a decade ago.
Together we can improve civility online while educating, empowering and engaging digital citizens. Using the 3 E’s of digital citizenship (Educate, Empower, Engage), we can look at ways to increase civility online
Memes are popular to share and reblog, repost or retweet, especially among teens. But, memes crop out the story behind them.
It is important to fully understand cyberbullying and what actions fall under its umbrella. Recognizing cyberbullying can help lead to prevention and positive responses.
Brian Tully, from STOPit shares his gift of knowledge for tackling cyberbullying.