Reclaiming Civility In the Digital Age

Online hate, sexting scandals, ugly poll contests, cyberbullying… we can turn it around! The majority of people, including teens, own smartphones today. This means that most of us are digitally connected and likely to have witnessed some form of online hate or...

Digital Gossip: How It Leads to Cyberbullying

How cyber-gossip quickly transforms to online bullying. Gossip can be mean, especially when it’s online. Bullies can build on gossip and create stories and ugliness about a student that can go viral in seconds. In today’s internet age, gossip can be spread at...

Cyberbullying: Reporting Online Hate

Digital resilience: Becoming a better online reporter. The majority of teens have come across racist or sexist hate speech on social media.  There are five-steps to building digital resilience. Prepare them for the ugly side of social media.Teach them...

Teens, Screens and Risky Behavior

Study shows that two-thirds of teens surveyed say they have engaged in at least one risky behavior online. The survey, commissioned by AT&T, polled New York City teens, parents of teens and millennial parents of younger children to gauge how children are consuming...