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2014-03-06 12:25:16

Mobile Platform Will Provide Bully Protection for Students NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --( )STOPit, a mobile app that allows victims and witnesses of cyberbullying to anonymously report incidents, which launched in January, announced that the platform has signed up three schools in the Kenilworth school district in Kenilworth, N.J.; three schools in the Somerset Academy Charter network in Jacksonville, Fla.; and Saint Denis School , a private school located in Manasquan, NJ....

2014-02-27 04:21:45

EAGAN, Minn., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an era when reports of cyberbullying among children are prevalent, a new survey from FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website, says nearly one out of twelve parents report their child has been a victim of cyberbullying. Cyberbullying involves threatening, harassing, hateful, hostile or reputation-damaging messages or photos that are sent though text messages, social networks and emails. According to FindLaw.com, seven...

2014-02-24 12:23:47

eAgency Mobile Security Partners with Law Enforcement and Businesses to Educate Parents and Provide Free Use of My Mobile Watchdog ® Monitoring App NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eAgency Mobile Security, developer of the My Mobile Watchdog® service, today announced the launch of "Kid Safe," a national campaign to address the proliferation of cyber bullying, sexting and sextortion in K-12 public schools using technology. In partnership with law enforcement...

2014-02-18 23:22:34

The New Weapon is a short film that is not short on talent. A Scorzelli/Faiola Production. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The New Weapon is a short film that is not short on talent. Taking the role of Brian will be Jamie Harrold known from his work in the Academy Award winning short The New Tenants, Kingdom Hospital, The Score and Erin Brokevich. The cast also includes Kaili Vernoff from Woody Allen’s The Curse of the Jade Scorpion and Sweet and Lowdown. Their Daughter...

2014-02-18 12:34:30

6,500 Stickers Later, #TakeNoBullies Celebrates First Birthday BROOKLYN, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MySecuritySign's #TakeNoBullies campaign celebrates a year of success on its first birthday. Supporting six schools, nine organizations, and countless individuals, #TakeNoBullies distributed over 6,500 cyber-smart stickers to prevent bullying across the nation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140218/NY64307) The #TakeNoBullies initiative began in February...

The 'Dark Tetrad' Makes Up The World Of The Internet Troll
2014-02-17 08:42:35

[ Watch the Video: The Psychology Behind Internet Trolls ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Look almost anywhere on the Internet and you will likely find negative comments related to whatever content is featured on a webpage. Be it images, video, a news story or a blog, people just love to share their negative feedback. Now, a new study from Canadian psychologists has gone a step beyond the realms of sanity and delved deeper into the mind of the Internet troll....

2014-02-11 20:21:53

ATLANTA, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of Safer Internet Day, a survey released today by Cox Communications and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children says despite online bullying (also known as cyberbullying) being a serious concern for teens and their parents, many teens are not telling their parents about their experiences. Key trends among the teens surveyed include: -- Three in 10 teens claim to have been bullied online (31 percent) -- One in 10...

Creating A Better Internet Theme For This Year's Safer Internet Day
2014-02-11 09:41:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday, organizations and educators in more than 100 countries will hold activities to recognize Safer Internet Day (SID) – a campaign designed to bring awareness to various online safety concerns, such as cyber-bullying and identity theft. The theme for this year’s Safer Internet Day is “Let's create a better internet together.” “The Internet touches our lives every day; we email to stay connected, share photos and...

2014-01-19 23:02:26

In response to an article published by CBS Local, one of Long Island’s top online marketing companies, fishbat, applauds a group of middle schoolers in California that started an “anti-bullying” campaign on Facebook. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 fishbat, one of Long Island’s top online marketing companies, responds to an article published by CBS Local on January 14, which details how a group of middle schoolers started a viral “anti-bullying” campaign on Facebook....

2014-01-18 23:02:34

In response to an article published by Legal Insurrection, Long Island advertising agency, fishbat, discusses New Jersey’s new bill to teach appropriate social media behavior to middle school students. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 fishbat, a leading Long Island advertising agency, reveals how New Jersey plans to teach proper social media behavior with a new law and how it could curb cyber-bullying. According to a January 10th Legal Insurrection article titled “NJ bill mandates...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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