Research + News | Topic: Bullying
May 13, 2019
Smartphones, Snapchat, Instagram Transform How Today’s Teens Bully Each Other
Today’s cyberbullies no longer rely on chat-based venues, such as texting or instant messages. Instead, social media platforms, sometimes used anonymously, are employed to strengthen mob mentalities and the shame of victims. Read the article here.
Dec 12, 2018
Emotional Competency, Communication, And Bullying In Adolescent Technology Use
Research shows that the abuse of technology is a damaging behavior and might cause psychological problems, social problems, or school problems. Read the article here.
Oct 15, 2018
Teens Are Being Bullied “Constantly” On Instagram
Harassment on the platform can be uniquely cruel, and for many it feels like there’s no escape. Read the article here.
Jul 18, 2018
Cyberbullying Is Causing Teens Serious Emotional Harm
Bullying by cell phone or social media bears no relation to the schoolyard bullying you probably knew as a kid. It’s like comparing a paper airplane to a supersonic jet. Read the article here.
Jul 6, 2018
Teenage Girl’s Suicide In 2014 Shows Social Media Has Transformed The Way Kids Are Bullied
“The constant bullying is a factor in teen suicide, and with the 24-hour cycle of news and social media, there’s no getting away from it.” Read the rest of the article here.
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.