Research + News | Topic: Bullying
May 1, 2018
The Real Victim Of Cyberbullying Is… The Cyberbully?
There’s also a new kind of self-aggression being taken by teens; a new psychological study has suggested there are teenagers who undergo digital self-harm. Teenagers who perform digital self-harm post derogatory comments about themselves anonymously on social media. Read the article here.
Mar 12, 2018
Teen Suicides Rise In Tandem With Cyberbullying – And Advocates Have Had Enough
Families and legislators have banded together to fight a scourge that is harming and even killing teenagers. Read the article here.
Jan 9, 2018
Bullying and Cyberbullying
A 2014 McAfee study revealed that 87 percent of youths have witnessed cyberbullying and 49 percent of students have regretted something they have posted online. Read this blog post from Jim Burns here.
Aug 14, 2017
A Huge New Survey Shows That Teens Are Bullied Most On Instagram And Facebook
Instagram is the network of choice for cyberbullies in 2017, with Facebook close behind. Read the article here.
Aug 8, 2017
Woman Sentenced To 15 Months In Texting Suicide Case
Michelle Carter gets 15 months in prison. Read the article here.
Oct 26, 2016
New Study Finds 15 Percent of 6th Graders Commit Cyber Abuse
According to a new study, 15 percent of sixth-grade students report they have perpetrated at least one form of abuse toward a dating partner through technology. Read the article here.
Oct 21, 2016
Bullying In The Age Of Tech-Savvy Children
Threats and harassment come to children via text message, social media and online exploitation. Read the article here.
Sep 15, 2016
Teen Makes ‘Sit With Us’ App That Helps Students Find Lunch Buddies
“Sit With Us” helps students who have difficulty finding a place to sit locate a welcoming group in the lunchroom. Read the article here.
May 23, 2016
After Years of Alleged Bullying, An Ohio Teen Killed Herself. Is Her School District Responsible?
13-year-old Emilie Olsen killed herself in December 2014. Her parents say she was relentlessly bullied at school, and are suing her Fairfield, Ohio, school district which they say should have been more responsive. Read the article here.
Mar 14, 2016
Peeple App New Low For Online Comments
When Peeple, the “Yelp for humans” app was announced in October, netizens howled that this was a new low. Read the article here.