Research + News | Topic: Cyberbullying

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Woman Sentenced To 15 Months In Texting Suicide Case

Michelle Carter gets 15 months in prison. Read the article here.

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.

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.

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.

Gen Z’s Head Game

The seemingly self-obsessed behavior of selfie taking hides some dark patterns regarding body image. Read the article here.