With more than 80 percent of teens regularly using cell phones, cyberbullying has become a serious problem on and off school property.
The issue appears to becoming more and more prevalent as technology continues to improve access to the Internet. Nearly half of all children have experienced some sort of tech threats, according to a recent poll.
When it comes to combating online bullying, there are a variety of resources available – both from independent experts and the powers behind some of the Internet’s most prolific platforms.
- Cyberbullying 101: What Is Cyberbullying?
- Safety (on the) ‘Net
- 18 Tips to Stop Cyberbullying
- Dealing with Bullies
- If Your Child Is a Bully
- Family Safety Center
- Tools for Addressing Abuse: “Send a message to the person responsible for posting;” “unfriend the person to remove them from your friend list;” “block the person from contacting you;” “report the person if their behavior is abusive;” and “use privacy settings.“
- What should I do if I’m being bullied, harassed or attacked by someone on Facebook?
- Help Your Teens Play It Safe
- Online abuse
- Understanding your safety settings
- Choosing your experience
- Dealing with issues online
- Tips / Resources
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