Research + News | Topic: Cyberbullying
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.
Jan 24, 2019
More Than Half Of Kids Ages 8-12 Experience Cyberbullying
Bark’s 2018 Children & Teen Cyber Fact Sheet provides a collection of data analyzed from over 900 million messages across texts, email, social media, and school-issued Google and Microsoft accounts of 2.6 million children ages 8-17. 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.
Nov 7, 2018
Many Teens Are ‘Sextortion’ Targets
Sextortion is threatening to share sexually explicit photos without consent if a person doesn’t agree to certain demands, such as sexual favors or money. 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.
Oct 5, 2018
A Majority Of Teens Have Experienced Some Form Of Cyberbullying
59% of U.S. teens have been bullied or harassed online, and a similar share says it’s a major problem for people their age. At the same time, teens mostly think teachers, social media companies and politicians are failing at addressing this issue. Read the research 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 16, 2018
Longer Hours On Social Media May Increase Teens’ Risk Of Cyberbullying
Cyberbullying may be linked to higher use of social network sites by school children aged 14-17 years. Read the article here.
Jun 8, 2018
Cyberbullying: The Risks And Helping Your Child Recover
Cyberbulling is on the rise, but our children’s ability to deal with it is not keeping pace. Read 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.