Posts Tagged ‘cyberbullying prevention’

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DoSomething.org and The Wireless Foundation extend availability of “Bully Text” after over 128,000 young people play the game Whether the victim of bystander, “Bully Text” educational mobile game empowers young people with strategies on how to stop bullying DoSomething.org and The Wireless Foundation announce the extension of ‘Bully Text’, a virtual text-based educational game where […]

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In recent years, society has become more sensitive to social issues. This can be attributed to our growing digital connectivity – with the click of a mouse, news and information is much more accessible, paving the way for an increasingly aware population. But simple awareness isn’t enough to make a difference. Everyone needs to step […]

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Did you know 1 in 6 teenagers are cyberbullied? Cyberbullying is defined as the “willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cellphones, and other electronic devices.” With 80% of teens on cell phones and the same on social media sites,it’s time to understand that technology is connecting teens in ways they can’t […]

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It is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month a perfect time to release a film that can speak to many educators, parents, students and our communities about online harassment. Our headlines can be disturbing as we read about the suicides of youths. Though we know that bullying usually isn’t the cause, many can understand that this […]

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Even though October is National Bullying Prevention Month, not everyone is getting the memo. Tragic news continues to surface following Rebecca Sedwick’s tragic suicide in Florida last month. Just last week, Jordan Lewis, a 15-year old boy from Illinois, committed suicide, leaving behind a note stating he was tired of life and overwhelmed by the […]

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Bullying Prevention Awareness Month is a perfect time to introduce Kindr! Being kind can prevent bullying and cyberbullying…. Matt Ivester, the creator of Kindr, took some time out of his busy schedule to share some insights about his new app as well as his bestselling book, lol…OMG! 1.  What is Kindr, and what inspired its […]

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When we were growing up there were bullies. Nobody liked to be bullied, but it was a fact of life that you had to deal with kids that weren’t very nice. Now, schools are so anti-bullying that anything that even slightly seems like bullying is taken very seriously. At least when we were growing up […]

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month. DoSomething.org and The Wireless Foundation announce the launch of The Bully Text, a unique mobile experience that allows young people to walk through a day at a virtual high school to explore the ways that they can step up to bullies in common bullying situations. With an estimated 160,000 […]

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What side of the fence do you stand on? Recently a school district in California hired a company to monitor their student’s social media.  The firm is looking at public posts for red flags searching for possible violence, drug use, bullying, truancy and suicidal threats. This issue falls on whether this is a free speech […]

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Cyberbullying is the use of technology to harass, threaten, frighten, humiliate, trick, expose, or otherwise harm a person in a deliberate and/or repeated manner. In 1996, the Columbine massacre changed national attitudes on bullying, while the dawn of the Internet forever altered the nature of bullying itself. Like all bullying, cyberbullying cannot be prevented altogether, […]