Research + News | Topic: Cyberbullying

New Study Finds 15 Percent of 6th Graders Commit Cyber Abuse

According to a new study, 15 percent of sixth-grade students report they have perpetrated at least one form of abuse toward a dating partner through technology. Read the article here.

Bullying In The Age Of Tech-Savvy Children

Threats and harassment come to children via text message, social media and online exploitation. Read the article here.

The Scary Facts About Bullying Everyone Should Know

The real consequences of cyberbullying are disturbing. Read the article here.

Teen Cyberbullies More Apt To Be Friends Than Strangers

Cyberbullying among teens is highly likely to involve current or former friends and dating partners, a new study finds. Read the article here.

After Years of Alleged Bullying, An Ohio Teen Killed Herself. Is Her School District Responsible?

13-year-old Emilie Olsen killed herself in December 2014. Her parents say she was relentlessly bullied at school, and are suing her Fairfield, Ohio, school district which they say should have been more responsive. Read the article here.

The Urgent Role of Parents in the Age of Sexting and Cyberbullying

Compassionate parenting in the age of sexting, cyberbullying, and social media. Read the article here.

Don’t Let Your Teenager Be The Next Kik Victim

Smartphone app popular among younger teens, Kik Messenger is on the defensive following the stabbing death of a 13-year-old girl in Virginia who told friends she was using Kik to connect with an 18-year-old man. Read the article here.

Facebook’s ‘Teen Dating’ Groups Are Every Parent’s Nightmare Come To Life

While teen dating groups, both public and closed, have been common on Facebook for years, the genre has recently come to light for tragic reasons. Read the article here.

9 Social Media Red Flags Parents Should Know About

Find out which social media features are cause for concern — no matter which app your kid is using. Read the rest of the article here.

New Emoji Helps Teens Take a Stand Against Bullying

Digital campaign launching today empowers witnesses to support victims.

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