Archive for the ‘Cyberbullying’ Category

posted by on Cell phone safety, Cyber Safety, Cyberbullying, cyberbullying prevention, Cybersafety, Digital citizenship, Digital Life, Internet Safety, Online activity, Online Safety, Sexting, Social media

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To sext or not to sext? For the reported one out of every six kids who have received a “friend’s” naked picture online and been asked to return the favor, there is pressure to participate. No longer categorized as a trend, sexting is an epidemic – an epidemic that now has a smart answer. The […]

posted by on Bullying, Bullying prevention, Cyberbullying, cyberbullying prevention, Online bullying

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Words matter, we have heard this over and over again – because it is true. It doesn’t matter how old you are, when you are continually labeled a lazy person or fat, ugly, disgusting, and other cruel words — eventually you may start to believe them or worse – start to become them. We have […]

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Government figures show that at least a quarter of children experience bullying at school and according to the Worlplace Bullying Institute more than a third of adults are bullied in the workplace. While bullying has a serious impact on mental well-being, with victims more prone to anxiety, low mood, disturbed sleep, reduced confidence and problems […]

posted by on Cyberbully Savvy Toolkit, Cyberbullying, cyberbullying prevention, Cybersafety, Online bullying, Online harassment

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Guest post: As a father of three young kids, navigating the twists and turns of raising kids in our techno-centric society is something I grapple with on a daily basis. Amber Child Safety helps parents like me feel empowered by using state-of-the-art tools to protect my kids from dangers online, at home, at school, and […]

posted by on Bullying, Bullying prevention, Cyberbullying, Digital citizenship, Online bullying, Online Privacy, Parenting, Parenting Blogs, Social media, Social Networking, ThirdParent

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Here’s a wake-up call for parents – you are unlikely to know if your teen is a victim of cyberbullying. No doubt you’ve witnessed reports of what appears to be a huge increase in cases of cyberbullying. It makes sense; our kids are online all of the time, especially on their phones, and a lot of […]

posted by on Adult Bullying, Adult Cyberbullying, Bullying, Bullying prevention, Cyberbullying, Girl Bullying

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Girls can be mean.  Kids can be mean.  No one is immune to bullying but everyone has the ability to be kind. We have heard a lot about mean girls, almost to exhaustion, yet it doesn’t make it go away.  Girls gossip, they will berate other girls until they cry and feel like dying. Why? […]

posted by on Adult Bullying, Adult Cyberbullying, Bullying, Bullying prevention, Cyberbullying, cyberbullying prevention, Grownup cyberbullying, Harassing, Social media, Social Networking, Upstanders

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It’s a fact, many people will turn a blind eye when they witness negative behavior. Whether it is online or in a school hallway or in the workplace — it is easier (or safer) to walk away than to risk getting involved. It is no different than not wanting to get involved in being a […]

posted by on Adult Bullying, Adult Cyberbullying, Civility, Cyberbullying, Online harassment

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“Is it me or does this woman look like E.T. when they put the dress on him?” – DJ Eric B. Who is DJ Eric B.? According to his Facebook page his bio boasts more about who he is with rather than who he is. Biography: DJ Eric B has rocked dance floors all over The […]

posted by on #iCANHELP, Adult Bullying, Adult Cyberbullying, Bullying, Bullying prevention, Civility, Cyberbullying

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#iCANHELP Campaign continues to spread nationwide with their message that kindness can defeat negativity. A few negative posts can leave you feeling alone and isolated. However, all it takes is one person noticing something good and complimenting our day to erase all of the negativity that is following us around. Simple acts of kindness happen […]

posted by on Adult Bullying, Adult Cyberbullying, Bullying, Bullying prevention, Cyberbullying, cyberbullying prevention, Online bullying, Online harassment

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I recently wrote about Grownup Bullying and Monster Moms and the response was overwhelming. It was the same when I wrote about Adult Bullying: Harassment By People You Respect. I am confident that everyone that reads these articles knows someone that has been a victim of an adult bully or a grownup that simply is […]