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#Cyberbullying

From TheJournal.ie 'Embarrassing and nasty': Teachers report high levels of anxiety and stress due to cyberbullying by pupils Cyberbullying

'Embarrassing and nasty': Teachers report high levels of anxiety and stress due to cyberbullying by pupils

There have been calls for more resources for teachers.

From TheJournal.ie Melania Trump says she may be the world's 'most bullied' person FLOTUS This post contains videos

Melania Trump says she may be the world's 'most bullied' person

The US First Lady said in an interview with ABC News that she could certainly be “one of them, if you really see what people saying about me”.

From TheJournal.ie No charges to be brought in relation to boy (17) who killed himself after alleged cyberbullying Dublin

No charges to be brought in relation to boy (17) who killed himself after alleged cyberbullying

The mother of the teenager says laws need to change to protect children from online predators.

From TheJournal.ie 13% of secondary school students have sent a nude or semi-nude video of themselves Sexting

13% of secondary school students have sent a nude or semi-nude video of themselves

Males are more likely than females to engage in sexting, a new survey has found.

From TheJournal.ie Cyberbullying: 'Girls' lives can be ripped apart by angry boys who can't have them' Revenge Porn

Cyberbullying: 'Girls' lives can be ripped apart by angry boys who can't have them'

We need to be watchful of the dark side of human nature that is prone to destroying others so they can feel superior, writes Stella O’Malley.

From TheJournal.ie Face-to-face bullying is still far more common than cyberbullying Study

Face-to-face bullying is still far more common than cyberbullying

Much of the focus in recent years has been on cyberbullying.

Ed Sheeran says he is quitting Twitter after receiving hateful comments

His profile now consists only of tweets generated by Instagram posts.

From TheJournal.ie 'We just couldn't keep up with what the phone could do' - The trouble of keeping kids safe online Safer Internet Day

'We just couldn't keep up with what the phone could do' - The trouble of keeping kids safe online

Mobile phones and teenagers’ internet habits have changed dramatically over the past decade.

From TheJournal.ie Three challenges of being an exceptionally gifted child - cyberbullying, underachieving and money Centre For Talented Youth

Three challenges of being an exceptionally gifted child - cyberbullying, underachieving and money

“If we were talking about ensuring that children with learning difficulties were getting the best education they possibly could – this wouldn’t even be questioned.”

From TheJournal.ie Over half of cyberbullying cases happen to Irish children on Facebook Cyberbullying

Over half of cyberbullying cases happen to Irish children on Facebook

The survey also found that over half of cyber-bullying happens to children on Facebook.

From TheJournal.ie Why isn't 'revenge porn' illegal in Ireland? Harassment

Why isn't 'revenge porn' illegal in Ireland?

Recent cases have highlighted the gaps in the law around cyber harassment.

From TheJournal.ie Jack Chambers has taken some heat on social media, but public figures get criticised all the time Opinion

Jack Chambers has taken some heat on social media, but public figures get criticised all the time

Columnist Julien Mercille writes that if we start policing the internet for online abuse we can say goodbye to freedom of speech.

From TheJournal.ie Alan Shatter has a lot to say about 'venomous' online abuse Speaking Out

Alan Shatter has a lot to say about 'venomous' online abuse

“I think we have a problem here.”

From TheJournal.ie One in five children in first class have spoken to a stranger online Internet Access This post contains videos

One in five children in first class have spoken to a stranger online

“Many young people will find ways of accessing what is forbidden to them.”

From TheJournal.ie 'We can’t have a law that excludes things just because somebody’s offended' Cyberbullying This post contains videos

'We can’t have a law that excludes things just because somebody’s offended'

Communications Minister Alex White has spoken out against proposals from some within his own party to legislate against cyberbullying.

From TheJournal.ie Under 15 Irish basketball team called 'outrageous' names in racist online rant N-word
From TheJournal.ie Here's what happened when a TV presenter posted naked photos of herself online Revenge Porn This post contains videos

Here's what happened when a TV presenter posted naked photos of herself online

Anna Richardson got an insight into the world of revenge porn.

From TheJournal.ie Senators want to criminalise offending people online – and they're dangerously misguided Opinion

Senators want to criminalise offending people online – and they're dangerously misguided

Without the freedom to offend, freedom of expression does not exist.

From TheJournal.ie Fidelma Healy-Eames: Wiffy is French for wifi Quelle Surprise

Fidelma Healy-Eames: Wiffy is French for wifi

The senator said the ‘mispronunciation’ incident has kickstarted her General Election campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

The Greek bailout, a swarm of bees and a protest outside the Dáil had people talking today.

From TheJournal.ie Senator says cyberbullying bill could silence people like Mairia Cahill Freedom Of Speech

Senator says cyberbullying bill could silence people like Mairia Cahill

Under the proposed law, a person could face 12 months in jail or a €5,000 fine.

From TheJournal.ie Nigerian gang blackmailed teen who took his own life Extortion

Nigerian gang blackmailed teen who took his own life

Ronan Hughes was tricked into sending explicit photos of himself which the scammers threatened to send to his Facebook friends.

From TheJournal.ie 'I received death threats and constant torture': Cyberbullying victims speak out In Their Own Words

'I received death threats and constant torture': Cyberbullying victims speak out

Young people want more regulation in the area.

From TheJournal.ie Senator cracks down on cyberbullying after being told she'd be 'hatcheted in the face' Death Threats

Senator cracks down on cyberbullying after being told she'd be 'hatcheted in the face'

Lorraine Higgins was also told she should have been aborted.

From TheJournal.ie Senator told her head would be ripped off and shoved 'where the sun don't shine' Threats

Senator told her head would be ripped off and shoved 'where the sun don't shine'

Lorraine Higgins said she believes the threat was a direct result of comments she made about jailed water protesters on Prime Time.

From TheJournal.ie Kids read mean tweets about themselves and it's heartbreaking Cyberbullying This post contains videos

Kids read mean tweets about themselves and it's heartbreaking

Incredibly sad and powerful.

From TheJournal.ie New CEO of Ask.fm commits to making the site safer for users Cyberbullying

New CEO of Ask.fm commits to making the site safer for users

Speaking this morning, Doug Leeds specified a number of areas the site will be focusing on improving security in.

From TheJournal.ie What happens on Ask.fm? Ask And Answer

What happens on Ask.fm?

From the banal to the bizarre to the bullying.

From TheJournal.ie Ask.fm is moving its HQ to Ireland Controversial Site

Ask.fm is moving its HQ to Ireland

The controversial website says that they’ve updated their safety policies.

From TheJournal.ie Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter and launches a mission to end cyberbullying Trolling

Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter and launches a mission to end cyberbullying

“I was the first person to have their reputation completely destroyed worldwide via the Internet.”

From TheJournal.ie Facebook to drag queens: 'Sorry for forcing you to use your real names' Dislike

Facebook to drag queens: 'Sorry for forcing you to use your real names'

“By forcing us to use our ‘real’ names, it opens the door to abuse and violence.”

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 Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'? CyberPsychology

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?

There are serious legal, ethical and philosophical challenges to protecting children in this technological age, writes Mary Aiken.

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 Social media: the good, the bad and the ugly Cyberbullying

Social media: the good, the bad and the ugly

The Dáil discussed all aspects of social media this afternoon, from how Skype is keeping Irish families in touch at a time of emigration to the effects of cyberbullying.

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 UCC to contact Facebook over "birds" page UCC

UCC to contact Facebook over "birds" page

A page that posts Facebook photos of college students has been roundly criticised by students groups.

From TheJournal.ie New research centre to focus on trafficking, child safety and cyberbullying CyberPsychology

New research centre to focus on trafficking, child safety and cyberbullying

The RCSI launched its CyberPsychology Research Centre this week.

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