Cyberbullying: Advice for victims and witnesses

According to the Cyberbullying Research Center, about half of young people have experienced cyberbullying in one form or another at least once, and between 10% and 20% of them are regularly bullied online. In other words, there is a strong chance this affects you, whether as a victim, a witness, or as a bully. Cyberbullying is … More Cyberbullying: Advice for victims and witnesses

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?