Posts Tagged ‘cyberbullying’

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We have discussed this for a long time, tweens jumping on social networking sites that clearly state they must be 13 years-old to join. Parents will sometimes cave to their tweens begging (peer pressure from the tween) – or the tween will find a way around entering these sites.  In either situation, it is crucial that […]

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One of my favorite organizations, #iCANHELP, has a message to share for a special day coming soon – Mother’s Day: Sacramento, CA – National nonprofit #icanhelp is launching a campaign for Mother’s Day to show that My Mom Rocks. During the month of May we want you to share all of the great things that […]

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I recently received information on a new app, and in full disclosure, I haven’t tried it yet but in today’s society of e-venge – I would say there is a place for it (and it’s free). Social Prenup App Seeks to Prevent Revenge Porn and Online Embarrassment Keep unflattering or embarrassing photos private with this new photo […]

posted by on Books, Bullying, Bullying prevention, Civility, Cyberbullying, cyberbullying prevention, Online bullying, Parenting Blogs, Parenting books

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By Galit Breen When I wrote Kindness Wins, a guide for teaching our kids how to be kind online, the (truly) only backlash I heard was that kids who bully come from parents who bully, so teaching kindness won’t help. I disagree. Here’s why. The theory that bullies raise bullies is one we’ve all heard […]

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Cyberbullying and Internet Trolls I am very offended when I hear people say – move on from it, it’s no big deal, or the latest came from talk show host Wendy Williams in her hot topics segment, when she felt that Ashley Judd is wasting her time in holding her Internet trolls accountable. I am […]

posted by on Adult Bullying, Adult Cyberbullying, Cyberbullying, Digital citizenship, Grownup cyberbullying, Online harassment

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Don’t feed the trolls! We have heard this over and over again.  It is a phrase that tells us not to engage with people online that are intentionally inflicting harm and cruelty towards others. In today’s culture of digital cruelty, no one is immune to online harassment.  For years we have read about the research […]

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February 25 is national Pink Shirt Day. The national observance came about as the result of a teenage boy who was bullied when he wore a pink shirt to school. The next day, dozens of the teen’s classmates, in a show of opposition to bullying, all wore pink shirts to school. According to the U.S. […]

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Safer Internet Day (SID) is organized by Insafe in February of each year to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially among children and young people across the world. Tuesday, February 10th, Connect Safely will be hosting Safer Internet Day on the campus of Facebook in Menlo Park, California. […]

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Most think of dating violence as physical or verbal, however with today’s technology we need to consider the digital form of abuse that our youth are now struggling and suffering with. Digital dating abuse is the use of technologies such as texting and social networking to bully, harass,stalk […]

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This year Safer Internet Day falls on February 10, 2015.  Like Data Privacy Day in January, it is an opportunity to spend a little extra time to learn more about a place where more and more people are spending the majority of their time – the Internet. Online safety is a concern for all ages, […]