[MEDIA] Cyberbullying: Protecting Your Child for @YCWmag

I’ve just written a short piece for Premier Media’s Youth and Children’s Work Magazine on cyberbullying, in the light of some recent reports: Ditch the Label has published research looking at children and young people’s experiences of being subjected to, witnessing and perpetrating bullying in online gaming environments https://www.ditchthelabel.org/research-papers/ingame-abuse Internet Matters has published findings from […]

[STORIFY] #LTHEChat Managing Negative Use of Social Media and Cyberbullying

This evening I ‘led’ a discussion on some of the complex issues surrounding negative behaviour online, including cyberbullying for Learning & Teaching in Higher Education Chat (#LTHEChat). Here’s a visualisation of the tweeters involved in the conversation: Tweets collected here: [View the story “LTHEchat 52: Managing negative use of social media and cyberbullying, Dr Bex […]

[MEDIA] The One Show #Cyberbullying #SID2015

So, earlier this evening, I was live on The One Show, talking about cyberbullying, from my book Raising Children in a Digital Age, and ready for a new cyberbullying report coming out from the BBC tomorrow, as well as Safer Internet Day 2015. All a bit of a whirlwind. If you want a vague idea […]

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 […]

InternetMatters.Org Launches #DigitalParenting

A new site has been launched by NSPCC, FOSI, Childnet, ThinkUKnow, PitDA, CEOP, Family Lives, Ofcom, BT, Sky, Vodafone, TalkTalk, Virgin, offering useful resources to help you make informed choices about your children’s online safety – with issues covered including inappropriate content, cyberbullying, online grooming, sexting and online reputation. See the launch video with Sophie Ellis-Bextor: