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Cyberbullying rates in Ireland soared by '28% during lockdown'
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Cyberbullying rates in Ireland soared by '28% during lockdown'

Nov 5th 2020, 10:29 PM 10,712 Views 10 Comments

The younger children were, the more likely they were to be victims, the study found.

Internet companies who break online safety rules could be blocked in Ireland under new law
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Internet companies who break online safety rules could be blocked in Ireland under new law

Jan 10th 2020, 7:48 AM 9,830 Views 16 Comments

The proposed online safety legislation is being launched by the Government today.

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

Nov 8th 2018, 10:58 AM 16,119 Views 26 Comments

There have been calls for more resources for teachers.

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

Oct 11th 2018, 10:18 PM 53,373 Views 38 Comments

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”.

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

Jan 18th 2018, 1:04 PM 23,520 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Jan 10th 2018, 11:08 PM 18,152 Views 57 Comments

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

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

Aug 27th 2017, 3:30 PM 21,018 Views 82 Comments

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.

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

Jul 12th 2017, 6:09 AM 6,066 Views 3 Comments

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

Ed Sheeran says he is quitting Twitter after receiving hateful comments
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Ed Sheeran says he is quitting Twitter after receiving hateful comments

Jul 4th 2017, 9:07 AM 4,676 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Feb 7th 2017, 6:05 AM 9,771 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Oct 8th 2016, 6:20 AM 16,835 Views 22 Comments

“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.”

Over half of cyberbullying cases happen to Irish children on Facebook
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Over half of cyberbullying cases happen to Irish children on Facebook

Aug 2nd 2016, 1:59 PM 7,126 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Jun 23rd 2016, 7:20 AM 16,740 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Mar 20th 2016, 8:00 AM 892 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Feb 6th 2016, 8:30 PM 18,606 Views 118 Comments

“I think we have a problem here.”

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

Jan 4th 2016, 10:57 AM 8,983 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Dec 10th 2015, 9:00 PM 14,956 Views 45 Comments

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

Under 15 Irish basketball team called 'outrageous' names in racist online rant
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Under 15 Irish basketball team called 'outrageous' names in racist online rant

Sep 28th 2015, 9:23 AM 26,558 Views 43 Comments

Ask.fm is in the spotlight again.

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

Aug 18th 2015, 1:16 PM 57,843 Views 66 Comments

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

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

Jul 11th 2015, 8:00 AM 76 Views 98 Comments

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

Fidelma Healy-Eames: Wiffy is French for wifi
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Fidelma Healy-Eames: Wiffy is French for wifi

Jul 6th 2015, 11:32 AM 39,451 Views 127 Comments

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jul 1st 2015, 11:27 PM 53,486 Views 23 Comments

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

Senator says cyberbullying bill could silence people like Mairia Cahill
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Senator says cyberbullying bill could silence people like Mairia Cahill

Jul 1st 2015, 8:07 PM 21,332 Views 121 Comments

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

Nigerian gang blackmailed teen who took his own life
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Nigerian gang blackmailed teen who took his own life

Jun 16th 2015, 9:17 AM 42,508 Views 38 Comments

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

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

May 31st 2015, 8:00 PM 14,723 Views 44 Comments

Young people want more regulation in the area.

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

Apr 16th 2015, 4:07 PM 15,930 Views 128 Comments

Lorraine Higgins was also told she should have been aborted.

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

Mar 19th 2015, 11:01 AM 24,454 Views 157 Comments

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

Kids read mean tweets about themselves and it's heartbreaking
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Kids read mean tweets about themselves and it's heartbreaking

Mar 17th 2015, 10:51 AM 15,792 Views 44 Comments

Incredibly sad and powerful.

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

Nov 5th 2014, 1:47 PM 5,963 Views 11 Comments

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

What happens on Ask.fm?
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What happens on Ask.fm?

Nov 5th 2014, 10:49 AM 10,622 Views 23 Comments

From the banal to the bizarre to the bullying.

Ask.fm is moving its HQ to Ireland
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Ask.fm is moving its HQ to Ireland

Nov 3rd 2014, 12:56 PM 9,735 Views 14 Comments

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

Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter and launches a mission to end cyberbullying
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Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter and launches a mission to end cyberbullying

Oct 20th 2014, 4:57 PM 19,132 Views 49 Comments

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

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

Oct 2nd 2014, 10:45 AM 7,972 Views 23 Comments

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

The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals
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The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals

Sep 1st 2014, 6:58 PM 7,646 Views 37 Comments

At both junior and senior cycle.

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

Aug 9th 2014, 4:00 PM 35,845 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Apr 14th 2014, 1:00 PM 1,007 Views 18 Comments

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

Column: Children don't understand the consequences of sexting
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Column: Children don't understand the consequences of sexting

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 2,323 Views 27 Comments

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.

One in ten students have cyberbullied another
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One in ten students have cyberbullied another

Feb 24th 2014, 9:45 PM 11,723 Views 51 Comments

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

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

Jan 24th 2014, 3:31 PM 12,991 Views 17 Comments

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.

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

Nov 26th 2013, 7:45 AM 4,858 Views 9 Comments

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.

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