Research + News | Topic: Cyberbullying
Jul 20, 2017
UK Teens Say Instagram Is The Worst App For Cyberbullying
New research claims Instagram is home to more cyberbullies than any other social media platform, with Facebook coming in a close second. Read the article here.
Jul 5, 2017
YouTube And Instagram Stars Explain How To Protect Your Kids From Online Bullying
Even the most popular kids online deal with cyberbullying. Read the article here.
Jun 19, 2017
Gen Z’s Head Game
The seemingly self-obsessed behavior of selfie taking hides some dark patterns regarding body image. Read the article here.
Jun 12, 2017
Teens And Texts: Suicide Case Exposes Risks Of Meessaging
Teens face particular vulnerabilities when communicating via text message, experts say. Read the article here.
May 29, 2017
The Secret Online World of British Teens: How Streaks, Deep Likes And Ghosting Define Young Lives
Britain’s teenagers are growing up in a new online world, rife with anxiety-inducing social pressures, bullying, and security issues. What’s it like to grow up online?
Read the article from WIRED here.
Mar 10, 2017
Online Risks Are Everyday Events For Teens – But They Rarely Tell Their Parents
“According to one study, teens and young adults ages 16 to 24 spend almost 200 minutes a day (3 hours, 20 minutes) online on a mobile device. With that much time spent online, they’re bound to frequently encounter risks or unpleasant experiences, whether intentionally or not. But the more parents freak out about these incidents, the less likely their teens are to tell them about it next time.”
Read the rest of the article from Forbes here.
Oct 26, 2016
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.
Oct 21, 2016
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.
Oct 18, 2016
The Scary Facts About Bullying Everyone Should Know
The real consequences of cyberbullying are disturbing. Read the article here.
Sep 12, 2016
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.