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

Do more children have to die before parents take their online lives seriously?

ESET Ireland survey: Up to 73% of children are left entirely unsupervised online. The recent Co. Donegal and Co. Leitrim tragedies, where two teenage girls committed suicide because of online bullying and abuse, reminded us in a most dreadful way that the web isn’t just a nice place of Google searches, YouTube videos and friendly … More Do more children have to die before parents take their online lives seriously?

Breaking up online is hard to do … for the Irish

Fifty ways to leave your lover? Although a tiny 1% would post hostile remarks on their ex’s social media, and 8% would remove them as contact, but letting go is not easy for 1 in 4 Irish people. Over 25% stay friends and follow each other’s profiles even after breakup. The networked world’s social habits … More Breaking up online is hard to do … for the Irish