Don’t feed the trolls and other tips for avoiding online drama

You may not be able to escape internet trolls, but you have a choice about how you will deal with them – here’s how you can handle trolls without losing your cool. The term “internet troll” is widely associated with an online commenter or discussion participant whose sole aim is to stir up havoc by … More Don’t feed the trolls and other tips for avoiding online drama

Safeguarding children against cyberbullying in the age of COVID‑19

As screen time has increased, so has the risk of cyberbullying. What you can do to help protect your children from online harassment? It’s been almost a year since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic, and people everywhere have been doing their best to adhere to regional and national stay-in-place … More Safeguarding children against cyberbullying in the age of COVID‑19

Anti-Bullying Week 2020: Why we must unite to prevent cyberbullying

Anti-Bullying Week, an annual campaign that aims to combat bullying and abuse at school, is running from Monday, November 16, to Friday, November 20, this year. Anti-Bullying Week is organized by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, and this year’s theme is “United Against Bullying,” encouraging teachers, parents, and caregivers to emphasize the power that people can have … More Anti-Bullying Week 2020: Why we must unite to prevent cyberbullying

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