Student Safe Apps: Is Sarahah One of Them?

Student Safe Apps: Is Sarahah One of Them?

Student Safe Apps: Is Sarahah One of Them?
When the social media application Sarahah was launched in 2017 it became instantly popular, especially among students ages 12-17. But at present Sarahah is a cause for concern among both parents and teachers. The reason: it promotes cyberbullying.
What is Sarahah?
Sarahah is an anonymous messaging application through which […]

Digital Safety Tips: Protecting Students from Cyberbullying

Digital Safety Tips: Protecting Students from Cyberbullying

Digital Safety Tips: Protecting Students from Cyberbullying
Advanced technology, early ownership of digital devices, and constant connectivity has increased the incidence of Cyberbullying. Cyberbullying consists of harmful acts, repeatedly and intentionally performed electronically using digital devices and on social media sites. It can include acts like harassment, defamation, cyberstalking, sexting, and outing.
Victims of cyberbullying often suffer […]

Cyberbullying – Should a teacher care?

Cyberbullying – Should a teacher care?

The other day I was talking to a friend who told me of a teen who recently attempted suicide because of a verbal attack on Facebook in response to a photograph of him posted by someone. At first, I thought it just sad that someone would try to end their life because of comments on […]

Internet Crimes Against Children: Cyberbullying

Internet Crimes Against Children: Cyberbullying

One very disguised form of internet crimes against children is cyberbullying. Some of its most common forms include:

Personal Intimidation or Attacks

Posting personally abusive and threatening comments via blogs, social networks, profiles or websites

Exclusion

Denying access or membership to an online peer group, community or activities; Deleting someone from friendship lists, and/or using ‘ignore functions’; Excluding one […]

Responding to Online Bullying

Responding to Online Bullying

In recent years, kids have found another way to pick on each other: the Internet. It is natural to get upset when kids write or distribute terrible things about a child, either to them or about them. This is called “cyberbullying”.
Cyberbullying or online bullying is any harassment, threatening, or bullying that uses the Internet or […]

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