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Facebook Bullying Initiative #DigitalParenting

Facebook describes bullying as Bullying is any kind of repeated aggressive behaviour that involves an imbalance of power such as social status or physical size. Along with physical or verbal attacks, bullying also includes making threats, spreading rumours or deliberately excluding someone from a group. and is providing advice for teens, parents/guardians, and teachers, including advice on how to deal with bullying, how to report bullying, and how to block/remove 'friends'. Read more about it…

[EXTRACTS]: #DigitalParenting on CyberBullying

A few extracts Increased time spent online will most likely increase exposure to negative experiences – but also the positive opportunities. Nancy Willard, a cyberbullying expert, calls for us to work on the “understanding that the vast majority of young people want to make good choices, do not want to be harmed, and do not want to see their friends or others harmed”.7 We can’t control their whole environment, online or offline, so parents need…

Some Advice re: Cyberbullying

Some thoughts for parents on dealing with Cyberbuyllying If you or someone you care about has been cyberbullied, bullied in-person or both, it doesn't matter whether you're part of an "epidemic" -- as some people claim -- or if you're in a minority, any more than it matters to cancer patients how common their condition might be. What you want is for the pain to stop. And if you're a parent or a kid who…

5 Things Adults Need to Know About Cyberbullying

What is different about cyberbullying? According to a recent study by the Cyberbullying Research Center, approximately 20% of kids aged 11-18 say they have been victims of online aggression. In a world of catastrophic headlines and sensational sound bites, these numbers don't actually sound so bad, but take the time talk to any school-aged technology user (read: just about any tween or teen that you meet on the street) and you will no doubt gather that…