Cyberbullying: How is it different from face‑to‑face bullying?

The digital age has added a whole new dimension to hurtful behavior, and we look at some of the key features that set in-person and online bullying apart. Bullying is an ever-present global problem: it happens in schools, offices and even in homes. The issue has been tackled by law enforcement, school officials, governments, and various … More Cyberbullying: How is it different from face‑to‑face bullying?

How to spot if your child is a victim of cyberbullying

What are some of the most common warning signs that your child is experiencing online harassment? Cyberbullying is by no means a new phenomenon; in fact, the term was added to the Oxford Dictionary back in 2011. However, as technology permeates almost every facet of our lives, the threat of online harassment is becoming more and more … More How to spot if your child is a victim of cyberbullying

Cyberbullying: What schools and teachers can do

How schools and educators can address and help prevent abusive behavior on the internet. These days, the internet is woven into people’s everyday lives, and children’s lives are no exception. For all its benefits, the technological evolution has also brought, or magnified, some problems, and cyberbullying is one of the most pervasive threats that youth … More Cyberbullying: What schools and teachers can do

Finland – hope in the fight against cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is an issue causing havoc across the world, placing thousands of children and teenagers who have to contend with it in situations where they are the victims of threats and aggression. “THE FOCUS OF PREVENTION AND MITIGATION OF BULLYING WITHIN AND OUTSIDE THE DIGITAL SPHERE IS APPLIED FROM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL” Some countries have taken matters … More Finland – hope in the fight against cyberbullying

Do you know if your child is being cyberbullied? ESET points out some red flags

While most children will soon enjoy the summer holidays, some of them, will enjoy being away from school for altogether less pleasant reasons – to get away from­ bullies, who bother them offline or online over social networks. Unfortunately, not every parent can distinguish common teenage difficulties from the red flags raised by insidious peers. … More Do you know if your child is being cyberbullied? ESET points out some red flags

Who is responsible for cyberbullying?

ESET Ireland’s latest survey reveals people believe the bullies and their parents should take responsibility for cyberbullying. Is it the education? The schools? The Gardaí? Online websites? Social media? The victims themselves? Who should bear the brunt of responsibility for cyberbullying? According to the last survey commissioned by ESET Ireland and carried out by Amárach … More Who is responsible for cyberbullying?