Research + News | Topic: Cyberbullying
Apr 9, 2021
Boys Who Spend Lots Of Time Online More Likely To Cyberbully
The study also found that boys were more likely to engage in cyberbullying than girls. Read the article here.
Mar 24, 2021
Teens Film TikTok Prank Telling 8-Year-Old Her Parents Died – How Should They Be Punished?
If you suspect your child is bullying others online or off, experts say parents need to be on the front lines of fixing the problem. Read the article here.
Dec 3, 2020
One In Ten Florida Teens Report Engaging In “Digital Self-Harm”
Approximately 10 percent of Florida middle and high school students report having engaged in “digital self-harm” – they have cyberbullied themselves. Read the article here.
Sep 25, 2020
How Remote Learning Has Changed The Nature Of School Bullying
Virtual classrooms have made life easier for many kids who dealt with bullies, but new forms of cyberbullying exist. Read the article here
Sep 14, 2020
Teens Who Think Their Parents Are Loving Are Less Likely To Be Cyberbullies
Adolescents who perceive their parents to be loving and supportive are less likely to engage in cyberbullying, according to a new study by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. Read the article here.
Dec 9, 2019
I’m A Teenager Who Was Bullied: Here’s What Bullying Among Teens Looks Like Today
In this post for Parents ‘Teen Talk’ column—articles written by teens to help parents understand what’s really happening in their world—a teenager shares what she learned from a personal experience with bullying in high school and how parents can support teens through their own situations. Read the article here.
Dec 9, 2019
TikTok Admits It Suppressed Videos By Disabled, LBGTQ, And Fat Creators
TikTok, a social network video app with more than 1 billion downloads globally, admitted Tuesday to a set of policies that had suppressed the reach of content created by users assumed to be “vulnerable to cyberbullying.” Read the article here.
Nov 18, 2019
Gauging How Digital Usage Fits Into Teens’ Lives And Buying Habits
Are teens as much in thrall to digital as popular stereotypes suggest? Read the article here.
Jul 30, 2019
Girls Report More Harassment Amid Rise In US Cyberbullying
There’s a rise in cyberbullying nationwide, with three times as many girls reporting being harassed online or by text message than boys, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Read the article here.
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.