Just when you were thinking the worst of big data – Big Brother, personal records captured and used by government and industry for their own purposes, violation of privacy and civil liberties – we’ve got a great story about using that info for good. Viraj Puri, a 13-year-old (amazing!) from Virginia, has harnessed the power …
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Judge Scott Crichton sees the problems of bullying from two important perspectives. As a Louisiana judge, he brings his legal perspective. As a father, he brings a personal perspective. He also understands bullying firsthand, having experienced it at boarding school as a teen. “I had to live with a bully for three years at boarding …
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- By Admin in Bullying Awareness, Bullying in the News, Cyberbullying
November 18, 2013
November 18, 2013
15-year-old Amanda Todd from Coquitlam, British Columbia killed herself this week, after several years of terror at the hands of a cyberbully/cyberstalker and merciless, cruel-hearted peer taunting and physical violence at several schools. Now we’re “outraged”, according to an article in the Toronto Star. Where was our outrage WHILE this was happening? Why weren’t we …
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Lorna sat down to talk to Hannah Masters from UKnowKids.com about cyberbullying and smart phones. UKnowKids provides smartphone software that monitors kids’ online activity – email, texting, and Internet use, and alerts parents of suspicious activity. Click below to listen to the interview:
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Well-meaning, experienced adults can be standing right in the midst of bullying and be clueless. By the time we do see it, it’s often very late and a lot of damage has already been done. How can we identify – and assist – a child who’s a target of bullying? If we’re lucky, other adults …
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An article titled “People Mature Slower in College, Causing Cyber Bullying” from PurdueExponent.org recently caught our attention on Twitter. The article says: “According to the director of cyber forensics, one reason college students engage in cyberbullying via Twitter profiles or memes, is because society and higher education have slowed the maturation process.” “. . . …
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Balpeet Kaur was ridiculed for her looks after a photo of her was posted online. She has noticeable facial hair but has chosen to follow the tenets of her Sikh faith, one of which is to leave body hair uncut. Her religion considers the body to be a sacred gift from God and therefore should …
Permanent link to this article: http://bullyingepidemic.com/woman-stands-up-to-cyberbullying-with-remarkable-results/
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