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2012-04-27 00:09:24

Research develops new scale to help measure levels of homophobic bullying A new study from Educational and Psychological Measurement (published by SAGE) found that when it comes to homophobic bullying, there could be a gender gap. While male victims are more likely to be bullied by male homophobic bullies, female victims are bullied by both males and females equally. Additionally, those surveyed for the research reported hearing a low number of verbal homophobic remarks towards gay men...

2012-04-20 10:22:43

WABASH, Ind., April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Explore Anywhere Holding Corp. (OTC/QB: EAHC), specializing in developing computer monitoring solutions for parents, corporations, and educational facilities, today comments on Bryan Hammond resuming the title of CEO, and the past and future of the monitoring software market. Bryan Hammond, Founder, President, and Chairman of the Board of Explore Anywhere Holding Corp. commented, "It has been several years since I held the title of CEO. I'm glad...

Cyberbullying And Bullying Are Not The Same: UBC Research
2012-04-13 08:51:59

University of British Columbia research comparing traditional bullying with cyberbullying finds that the dynamics of online bullying are different, suggesting that anti-bullying programs need specific interventions to target online aggression. "There are currently many programs aimed at reducing bullying in schools and I think there is an assumption that these programs deal with cyberbullying as well," says Jennifer Shapka, an associate professor in the Faculty of Education at UBC who is...

2012-04-12 06:24:19

LEESBURG, Va., April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- e2Campus® today announced the launch of a revolutionary new "Bully Deterrent System" called uTip - The Bully Buster. The uTip service evolved into a first of its kind approach from its previous release last year. It now offers schools a combination of technology to instantly report bullying along with free promotional materials to psychologically deter would-be bullies. Because it is cloud-based and uses standard text messaging, uTip can be...

2012-04-10 06:25:30

NORTHFIELD, N.J., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan Goodman is on a mission: to eradicate bullying by helping students identify bias and empowering them to speak out against it. As a saxophonist-singer-songwriter, she's got a unique way of doing this: through a mix of urban, Afro-pop, and jazz flavored original songs, like those you'll hear on her new CD Live Out Loud. It's laced with her soulful sax solos, and lyrics that shine a light on the spectrum of bias -- from xenophobia to...

2012-04-02 23:00:41

Riverside Medical Clinic Foundation, was host to a community event discussing the issues of both bullying and ℠cyber bullying. Southern California Non Profit Magazine representative Dwight Cromie spoke with Howard Boylan, a board member for the RMCF, to discuss the bullying-awareness summit that featured a variety of informational booths and four speakers discussing their experiences with, and strategies for, combating both bullying and ℠cyber bullying.´ (PRWEB) April 02,...

2012-03-27 06:25:32

CUPERTINO, Calif., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Trend Micro's 3rd annual "What's Your Story?" video contest, an award-winning, user-generated video contest that empowers youth to share advice with peers on safe and responsible technology use. For the 2012 contest, Trend Micro introduced new categories in the U.S. and Canada that challenges anyone 13 and...

2012-03-20 10:23:58

New National Poll on Children's Health report measures public opinion about legislation addressing teens who send sexually explicit text messages ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sexting - sending sexually explicit, nude, or semi-nude photos by cell phone - has become a national concern, especially when it involves children and teens. A new poll shows that the vast majority of adults do not support legal consequences for teens who sext. Seventeen...

UK Kids Fill Their Time With Gadgets
2012-03-15 06:34:27

A new survey in the UK finds that children spend 58 minutes a day using technology in their home. The survey, sponsored by Leapfrog, discovered that two-thirds of children now own a camera, gaming or mobile device with six percent of these owning a personal tablet such as an iPad, reports Emma Barnett for The Telegraph. The survey goes on to note that seventy percent of children regularly play with their parent´s computer while 16 percent of children aged 10 and under actually own...

2012-03-12 20:30:00

New Facebook App Will Help Inform and Empower Bystanders Of Cyberbullying To Take Action San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2012 The Inspire USA Foundation, the non-profit organization behind the youth mental health site ReachOut.com, with the support of the ESA Foundation, today launched the National “Don´t Just Stand By” Teen Facebook App Developer Competition during the Reaching Teens on the Digital Streets panel at SXSW. This competition calls on teens 13-17 to create...