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December 30, 2015
Online bullying and abuse is a major concern, and there are countless examples of the pain and suffering caused by such behaviors. As such, Twitter’s taken another step towards tackling such behaviors on their platform, re-vamping the official ‘Twitter Rules’ to clarify what’s considered to be abusive behavior and hateful conduct.
Twitter Introduces New Measures to Combat On-Platform Harassment and Abuse | Social Media Today
November 07, 2015
In an attempt to help parents get a better perspective on the impacts of social media, social insights company Qualtrics surveyed more than 1,000 parents of at least one child aged between 8 and 17 to find out
Texting, Sexting and Cyberbullying – What Do You Parents Think Their Are Kids Doing Online? [Infographic] | Social Media Today
June 29, 2015
Former White House-intern and activist Monica Lewinsky was given a standing ovation after her speech on the dangers of cyberbullying and public shaming at the Cannes Lions festival last week. In the talk, which was sponsored by Ogilvy & Mather, she called out advertisers and marketers, who she believes are “fueling a blood sport of public shaming” online and off.
June 15, 2015
Keep your children safe from cyberbulling, inappropriate content, and oversharing.
June 11, 2015
Both Twitter and Reddit have made moves to crack down on bullying and anti-social behaviour on their sites this week, a positive move forward for all social media generally. And when you consider the stakes involved, there can be no more pressing issue that needs to be addressed among online communities.
Twitter, Reddit Take Steps to Stamp Out Abuse and Anti-Social Behaviour | Social Media Today
February 07, 2015
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has acknowledged that they haven't done enough to address trolls and abuse - but what can Twitter actually do about it?
February 02, 2015
Cyberbullying is a huge problem for teens today. Social media can be a big platform for it, so this post touches on legal implications to give parents peace of mind if this happens to your teen.
November 27, 2014
Let’s reach for the stars as Social Supermen. Let’s choose to achieve the “ultimate peak of perfect development” defined for humans by the race of Supermen from Krypton; Let’s not chose the depths of destruction defined by the Supervillians…or the Social Superbullies.
August 18, 2014
Cyberbullying is a threat and potentially a vicious circle happening in social networks. What if technology could actually educate users to become more human?
March 16, 2012
Cyberbullying is a challenging issue for teens and young adults. — an online support community for teens and young adults — has just launched the "Don’t Just Stand By" teen Facebook app developer competition to help provide information about cyberbullying and encourage action. In today's convo, I speak with Anastasia Goodstein, Director of Digital Programs at the Inspire USA Foundation, the non-profit organization behind