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2012-07-11 07:27:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Just 13% of children who find something upsetting on the Internet will report the problem through an online reporting mechanism, according to a new study by the EU Kids Online project at the London School of Economics. “Existing reporting tools do not work,” wrote the authors of the study, who say children need simpler and more accessible tools to report their concerns. “Given the relatively low take-up of...

Special-Ed Students More Likely To Be Bullied And Be Bullies
2012-07-03 08:06:52

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Go Big. Big Ideas. Big Potential. Big Impact. This is the philosophy of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln (UNL). And scientists from UNL have done just that with their research findings, delving into the intricate layers of the bully debate that has captivated the country. They recently found that students who have services based on special-education needs for behavioral problems, as well as those who have obvious disabilities,...

2012-06-30 23:01:01

Fanlala and The Great American NO BULL Challenge take on Cyberbullying by hosting the NO BULL Teen Video Awards featuring Musical Acts Sean Kingston and New Boyz Santa Monica/Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 Fanlala, the social entertainment and lifestyle destination for teens and tweens, has teamed up with The Great American NO BULL Challenge to put on the 2012 NO BULL Teen Video Awards Red Carpet Show. The NO BULL Challenge is the first, student-led National Video Contest that...

2012-06-26 02:24:36

One of 15 of 628 Entries in the Ashoka Changemakers Activating Empathy International Competition DAVIE, Fla., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bullying Academy has been announced as a prize winner in the Townsend Press In-Kind Prize category of the Ashoka Changemakers Activating Empathy competition. In collaboration with DonorsChoose.org, the Townsend Press Prize is awarded to the top five solutions by a U.S. public-school teacher, student, or administrator that advance the...

2012-06-12 23:03:24

New TxtWatcher "Talking Text Stats" Provide Most Current Information Available On Frequency, Timing and Content Of Teen Texting Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 TxtWatcher today announced the availability of "Talking Text Stats", a set of real-time statistics highlighting teen texting practices. The statistics are available online at http://www.txtwatcher.com, and profile texting trends based on data aggregated from mobile phones monitored by TxtWatcher's Parental Text Message Monitoring...

2012-06-05 06:33:17

ATLANTA, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In many ways, today's youth are more knowledgeable and savvy than adults when it comes to the Internet and technology. Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and Sprint (NYSE:S) have launched an interactive campaign aimed to raise cyber safety awareness among parents and guardians. With 95 percent of all teens online and 80 percent users of social media sites, it is more important than ever to understand the potential risks that come along...

2012-06-04 23:00:34

Workplace bullying can be the silent killer of an individual's self-esteem, physical and emotional well-being. Call it what it is; workplace bullying is aggressive, even violent, behavior that needs great attention for millions of people who are employed and experiencing its devastating effects. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 "Bullying is aggressive, even violent behavior, that should not be tolerated at home, at school, at work, no where," says Dr. Yvonne Corppetts, who lectures on...

2012-06-02 23:00:47

“Cyber Bullying is more serious than person-to-person taunting. The threats can be more vicious, and there is more shame involved. Because more people are exposed, Cyber Bullying is global humiliation, making the victim more vulnerable and feeling attacked,” warns Dr. Bonnie. (PRWEB) June 02, 2012 Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil, PhD offers advice to parents if they suspect their child is a victim of cyber bullying. Recently a 12 year old hung himself due to bullying...

2012-05-18 06:22:32

NEW YORK, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bullying has become a hot topic in the U.S., hitting a cultural nerve as evidenced by the buzz surrounding the recent release of a documentary called "Bully" as well as a book entitled The Bully Society: School Shootings and the Crisis of Bullying in America's Schools (NYU Press)". Bullying is a major cause of stress and can leave anyone feeling hurt, angry, frightened, and even depressed. By learning about why some people bully and why others are...

2012-05-17 23:11:59

One Call Now has joined forces with The Million T-Shirt March and The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program for the nation's largest and most ambitious anti-bullying rally ever attempted, The Million T-Shirt March Against Bullying. TROY, OH (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 One Call Now has joined forces with The Million T-Shirt March and The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program for the nation's largest and most ambitious anti-bullying rally ever attempted, The Million T-Shirt March Against Bullying....