Posts Tagged ‘cyberbullying’

posted by on Adult Bullying, Bullying, Cyberbullying

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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 Cyber Safety, Cybersafety, Digital citizenship, Digital Life, Internet Safety, Microsoft

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Microsoft celebrates an online safety social media milestone! And I am so proud to be part of it as a key influencer! I am honored to be listed with people I respect and consider mentors: Anne Collier, Stephen Balkam, Larry Magid, danah boyd and Michael Kaiser. @Safer_Online is a community that promotes and supports online […]

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 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 […]

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I was drawn to Sue Scheff’s Huffington Post article “Grownup Bullying and Monster Moms” Immediately. She had me from Hello. “I know bullying and cyberbullying is a topic that many people are becoming immune to.” We are. And I believe I know why. Two reasons: We are currently labeling everything bullying. Adults don’t acknowledge their […]

posted by on #iCANHELP, Bullying, Bullying prevention, Cyberbullying, cyberbullying prevention, Digital citizenship, Online bullying, Respect, Social media, Social Networking, Teens and Technology

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It’s not about the bullying any more, it’s about the constant attack and threat of negative and hurtful posts and comments that people make every day. Will you answer the call and take a stand against negativity? #iCANHELP just released their latest video challenging us to stand up against negativity on social media. It’s a […]