Research + News | Topic: Cyberbullying
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.
Apr 26, 2018
When Teens Cyberbully Themselves
In a study of nearly 5,600 U.S. youths ages 12 to 17, about 6 percent say they’ve engaged in some sort of digital self-harm. More than half in that subgroup say they’ve bullied themselves this way more than once. 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.
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.