Research + News | Topic: Cyberbullying
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.
Nov 17, 2017
Startling Number Of Teens Cyberbully Themselves
A study showed that 7.1 percent of boys and 5.3 percent of girls had cyberbullied themselves. Read the article here.
Nov 9, 2017
Cyberbullying’s Chilling Trend: Teens Anonymously Target Themselves Online
Cyberbullying is not a new phenomenon. But an alarming number of teenagers are anonymously posting mean things online — about themselves. Read the article here.
Nov 2, 2017
What Parents Should Know About The ‘Constant Pressure’ Of Social Media For Teens
For some parents, understanding the pressure of social media can be difficult, and as a result, some teens may feel they cannot talk to their parents about cyberbullying, body image problems and other struggles they face in their day-to-day life. Read the article here.
Oct 23, 2017
Your Child’s Online Bully May Be Closer Than You Think
New research sheds light on just how close that person bullying your child anonymously online might really be. Read the article 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.
Aug 1, 2017
How The Blue Whale Challenge Manipulates Teens
The game apparently coaxes vulnerable teens to take a series of 50 challenges ranging from waking at odd hours, to self mutilation to eventually killing themselves all the while sharing their experiences via social media with the administrators. Read the article here.
Jul 20, 2017
UK Teens Say Instagram Is The Worst App For Cyberbullying
New research claims Instagram is home to more cyberbullies than any other social media platform, with Facebook coming in a close second. Read the article here.
Jul 5, 2017
YouTube And Instagram Stars Explain How To Protect Your Kids From Online Bullying
Even the most popular kids online deal with cyberbullying. Read the article here.