Social Media

Unfriending Someone on Facebook: Is it Cyberbullying?

We all know that cyberbullying on Facebook happens. Typically it’s an unrelenting barrage of messages or posts, designed to belittle and humiliate the recipient. But now a case in Australia is making headlines in which a woman charged her employer for bullying when she defriended her on Facebook.

In what is unfolding as a convoluted and …

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Guides / Parents

A Parent’s Guide to Cyber Bullying

As parents, it’s the last thing we want to imagine, but in an age of social media, bullying has taken to the online realm. What once just happened on school buses and in crowded hallways is now taking on a much more personal and difficult to detect form, and cyber bullying is now …

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Guides / School

A Student’s Guide to Cyber Bullying

Being a kid is tough – there’s no doubt about it. This may be the season in your life before taxes and mortgage payments, but the stress is real, and we get that. School is a monster on its own, but trying to balance that with the delicate social dance that often comes with it …


Cyber Bullying Legislation

Parents and lawmakers alike have begun the search for solutions to what is a slowly growing problem among our kids. While cyberbullying numbers are still low, there is a growing movement to start using legislation to hold children accountable, and more importantly raise awareness that there are consequences for bullying.

Though no law exists at the …

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Emojis are the Internet’s Empathy

In a recent move to help students comfort and express support for others dealing with cyber bullying, British telecommunications company Vodafone just released a new set of emojis. After a study done by YouGov, it was found that a lot kids just don’t know what to say to a friend that’s having problems with cyber …

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Guides / Parents

How to Keep Your Child From Becoming a Bully

There are a lot of articles out there focusing on keeping your kids safe from bullies, and no doubt a few on this website especially. But what we’re going to talk about today is something a lot of parents may not even consider – the possibility that their child could wind up being the bully.

For …

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10 Tips for Raising More Confident Kids

One of the most important parts of growing up in today’s world is a strong sense of identity and self confidence. In a world flooded by media images of perfection and a constantly evolving definition of what’s cool, the first step in preparing your child for a happy, productive life is making them feel confident …

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How to Stop a Bully in Their Tracks

Cyber bullying is a bear of a problem to deal with on your own, but sometimes the first thing you need to do is figure out how to handle it yourself. It’s tempting to let the school system or a parent’s intervention solve the problem for you, but it’s important to first try to work …

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Guides / News

The Mind Behind the Bully: The Psychology of Bullying

There’s a lot of information out there dedicated to protecting our kids from bullying and enforcing policies to ensure it doesn’t happen, but the real key to stopping this problem is understanding it. Bullies are definitely people like the rest of us, so what’s so different about them that their social skills are so drastically …


The Law and Cyber Bullying

Cyber bullying is a cruel way for others to assert their superiority over others through online harassment, but when does it become a crime? Though there are no laws at the federal level in place in the US for bullying, many states have statutes to protect minors from excessive displays of intimidation and harassment from …

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