Cyberbullying

Choose 2 Luv (A 2015 Resolution for the World)

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Cyberbullying Law Challenged in Court

New York’s high court on Thursday will consider one of the first legal challenges to state and local laws that make it a crime for people to bully others online, especially children. The 2010 Albany County law, one of more than a dozen around the country that criminalize cyberbullying, pits free-speech advocates against a community […]

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Help for teens being bullied on Facebook

Don’t like a post on Facebook? Wish you weren’t tagged making that face? Being cyber-bullied? Yale research scientist Marc Brackett is here to help. Brackett, 43, a child psychologist who was bullied himself in middle school, is helping Facebook develop better tools for young teens to use to flag problematic posts, deal with conflicts and […]

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Chilling Look Into Your Kids’ Online World

Connecticut State Trooper Samantha McCord says your kids’ online behavior could be dangerous, even criminal – and could bring the police to your doorstep. Or worse. You’re at home, cooking dinner. The kids are upstairs doing homework on their computers. The doorbell rings and when you open the door, you find the Connecticut State Police […]

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Cyberbullying and Sexual Harassment: FAQs about Cyberbullying and Title IX

From the National Women’s Law Center   February 10, 2012 Click HERE for a PDF version of this fact sheet. What is cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is the use of communications technology to harm, threaten, or otherwise victimize another person.  Cyberbullying can take many forms.  Especially among youth, some frequent examples include offensive texts or instant messages, rumor-spreading emails, […]

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