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#Cyber Bullying

From TheJournal.ie An increasing number of children are sharing nude or sexually explicit photos on social media Garda Crime Unit

An increasing number of children are sharing nude or sexually explicit photos on social media

The committee was told about a girl wanted to take her own life after an ex-boyfriend shared images of her without her permission.

From TheJournal.ie 'Could do better': Criticism over funding as Facebook launches new countrywide anti-bullying project Cyber Bullying

'Could do better': Criticism over funding as Facebook launches new countrywide anti-bullying project

Facebook and DCU have launched a new anti-bullying training programme for secondary schools.

From TheJournal.ie Detective says he still fears for his family after being labelled 'corrupt' and 'evil' by jailed stalker Harassed

Detective says he still fears for his family after being labelled 'corrupt' and 'evil' by jailed stalker

Conor Gilmartin suffered years of abuse at the hands of trolls.

From TheJournal.ie Controversial 'bullying' app SimSimi goes offline in Ireland Taken Down

Controversial 'bullying' app SimSimi goes offline in Ireland

The bot now replies “I do not talk in Ireland for a while” after every message it receives.

From TheJournal.ie Online games mean young children are being cyberbullied long before they get a phone Research

Online games mean young children are being cyberbullied long before they get a phone

New research shows that more than one in 10 school children have been cyberbullied.

From TheJournal.ie Lorraine Higgins receives threat to fill her 'rat's mouth with lead' Death Threat

Lorraine Higgins receives threat to fill her 'rat's mouth with lead'

This is the third death threat the senator has received in the last year.

From TheJournal.ie 10 things to do to make sure your child won't be cyberbullied Opinion

10 things to do to make sure your child won't be cyberbullied

You wouldn’t allow a young child to go to an unsupervised disco or house party. Think of your child’s online presence in similar terms.

From TheJournal.ie I was called a child abuser for conceiving through IVF - and it hasn't ended there Opinion

I was called a child abuser for conceiving through IVF - and it hasn't ended there

Dil Wickremasinghe outlines the attacks she has suffered on social media relating to her pregnancy – and the social stigma they illustrate.

From TheJournal.ie Bullying will happen, but schools can limit it by listening to young people Opinion

Bullying will happen, but schools can limit it by listening to young people

Don’t sweep bullying under the carpet – young people, parents and teachers must all talk about it openly.

Good news -- Twitter's CEO has vowed to start dealing with trolls

Comments come after last week’s episode of This American Life.

From TheJournal.ie Ask.fm is cleaning up its act ... with a little help from this Irish expert

Ask.fm is cleaning up its act ... with a little help from this Irish expert

The controversial site moved to Dublin last year — a move that caused some concern amongst ministers.

From TheJournal.ie Labour Senator deletes Facebook page after being told she 'should have been aborted' Death Threats

Labour Senator deletes Facebook page after being told she 'should have been aborted'

Lorraine Higgins also received death threats.

From TheJournal.ie Ask.fm is planning to move to Ireland and at least one minister isn't happy Child Protection

Ask.fm is planning to move to Ireland and at least one minister isn't happy

Charlie Flanagan wants the issue discussed by Government.

From TheJournal.ie Labour TD: Internet trolls are cowards and should get up to two years in prison Online Abuse

Labour TD: Internet trolls are cowards and should get up to two years in prison

Seán Kenny is calling on Ireland to follow in the footsteps of the UK.

From TheJournal.ie Mairía Cahill blog allegations 'shameful and cruel' Abuse Claims

Mairía Cahill blog allegations 'shameful and cruel'

Cahill called on Sinn Féin to condemn the post.

From TheJournal.ie The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals SCHOOL DAYS
From TheJournal.ie A 13-year-old has figured out a way to stop cyber-bullying Young Brilliant Minds

A 13-year-old has figured out a way to stop cyber-bullying

Need some inspiration? Read on… Trisha Prabhu will get you off that couch.

From TheJournal.ie Primary school kids MUST be taught the dangers of cyber-bullying, Govt advised New Rules

Primary school kids MUST be taught the dangers of cyber-bullying, Govt advised

However, the Government body set up to advise the Cabinet on the issue says that criminalising minors for cyber-bullying offences is NOT the way forward.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hatchet' threat against MEP candidate to be examined --- Rabbitte Death Threat

'Hatchet' threat against MEP candidate to be examined --- Rabbitte

Labour senator Lorraine Higgins was told she would be “hatcheted in the face” during the recent European election campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Pornography is no longer the biggest online worry for parents Exposure

Pornography is no longer the biggest online worry for parents

A new survey has found that three in ten parents don’t monitor their children’s online activities.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Children don't understand the consequences of sexting Explicit Images

Column: Children don't understand the consequences of sexting

Children as young as 10 have engaged in ‘sexting’ – sending explicit images or texts to another person — but they are distanced from the reality of what they are doing, writes Dr Maureen Griffin.

From TheJournal.ie One in ten students have cyberbullied another Online

One in ten students have cyberbullied another

New research also shows that three quarters of parents do not check their children’s online activity every day.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Facebook's early childhood was... complicated. Growing Pains

Column: Facebook's early childhood was... complicated.

Our relationship with Facebook has waxed and waned over these years as we oscillate between loving, adoring and depending on it, to needing to self-impose several ‘breaks’ from it as it drives us crazy, writes Colman Noctor.

From TheJournal.ie Two thirds of students say they know someone who died by suicide Cyberbullying

Two thirds of students say they know someone who died by suicide

Half of the 1,400 young people surveyed said they had witnessed bullying online, while a large number admitted saying things on the internet that they never would in person.

From TheJournal.ie One in seven children subjected to cyber bullying in last three months Cyber Bullying

One in seven children subjected to cyber bullying in last three months

One in 11 adolescents admitted to cyber bullying other people in the same time frame.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should schools be responsible for tackling cyber bullying? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should schools be responsible for tackling cyber bullying?

An anti-bullying expert has said primary schools need to take a more pro-active approach to cyber-bullying. Do you think it should be their responsibility?

From TheJournal.ie Time to act on bullying before tragedy hits primary schools, says expert Cyber Bullying

Time to act on bullying before tragedy hits primary schools, says expert

Marion Flanagan has said that there needs to be an approach involving parents, schools and the children themselves to tackle bullying.

From TheJournal.ie General Manager of Twitter UK apologises to people who have received abusive messages Twitter

General Manager of Twitter UK apologises to people who have received abusive messages

Twitter will change how it handles abuse reports and says that it will work harder to protect users.

From TheJournal.ie Column: What Irish companies need to know about cyberbullies in the workplace Opinion

Column: What Irish companies need to know about cyberbullies in the workplace

With new media comes new risks, writes Julie O’Neill who says many employers might not know they could be liable for statements made by their employees outside of working hours.

From TheJournal.ie 28 students suspended for 'Liking' explicit post about teacher Bullying

28 students suspended for 'Liking' explicit post about teacher

A Co Limerick school has suspended 28 students after liking a Facebook update referring to a teacher’s personal life.

From TheJournal.ie Bullied: Your stories of bullying in school Read Me

Bullied: Your stories of bullying in school

We asked and you told us. Here are your stories about bullying in school.

From TheJournal.ie Video: 'I'm not ruling anything out' - Micheál Martin on Fine Gael or Sinn Féin coalition Micheál Martin This post contains videos

Video: 'I'm not ruling anything out' - Micheál Martin on Fine Gael or Sinn Féin coalition

The Fianna Fáil leader also explained why his party didn’t introduce a property tax when in government and outlined his views on social media in a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie this week.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Politicians should engage in social media, not regulate it Opinion

Column: Politicians should engage in social media, not regulate it

Some fear social media because they misunderstand it or fear power being transferred from the few to the many but it needs no more or no less regulation than our existing methods, argues junior minister Ciarán Cannon.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Social media has society in a panic. What does that tell us? Opinion

Column: Social media has society in a panic. What does that tell us?

There is a political lesson behind the widespread condemnations of social media, writes Gavan Titley.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should social media users be able to comment anonymously? Your Say This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie Twitter-based #depressionhurts campaign gets in gear Support

Twitter-based #depressionhurts campaign gets in gear

Social media enterprise has no budget but its volunteers are reaching out to those affected by depression or bullying.

From TheJournal.ie Column: I was a school bully. This is how I felt. Read Me

Column: I was a school bully. This is how I felt.

I bullied others under the cover of ‘craic’ – and I know the profound effects it can have, writes Rick Nash.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Online bullying is fuelled by changes in our culture Opinion

Column: Online bullying is fuelled by changes in our culture

Some children may be missing out on a key stage of development, writes psychotherapist Joanna Fortune.

From TheJournal.ie Schools receive guidance to prevent cyber-bullying Facebook

Schools receive guidance to prevent cyber-bullying

The Joint Managerial Body has provided advice to schools and teachers about Twitter, Facebook and other social media.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here’s the nine things you need to know as you start your day.

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