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Attorney Calls For Legislation To Address Revenge Porn, Cyberbullying | RJR News

Attorney-at-Law and Child Rights Specialist Ricardo Sandcroft is calling for legislation to address issues such as revenge porn and cyberbullying affecting Jamaican teens. Children’s Advocate Diahann Gordon Harrison on Tuesday said there was a direct correlation between increasing cases of revenge porn among high-school students and the lack of legislation […]

School district, local law enforcement stress the consequences of cyberbullying | Education

School district, local law enforcement stress the consequences of cyberbullying | Education

Aiken County Public Schools and local law enforcement are urging students to be aware of cyberbullying and to know the consequences of taking part in any form of bullying and/or making threats online. The school district’s bullying policy defines harassment, intimidation or bullying as a gesture, electronic communication or a […]

Study sheds light on sextortion, fastest-growing form of teen cyberbullying

Study sheds light on sextortion, fastest-growing form of teen cyberbullying

  One out of 20 teens report they have been sexually extorted online, according to new research out of UW-Eau Claire. Sexual extortion, or “sextortion,” occurs when a victim who voluntarily shares sexual images finds themself threatened with the release of those materials unless they meet the blackmailer’s demands — […]

Learning.com Launches Cyberbullying Prevention Campaign for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

  PORTLAND, Ore. (PRWEB) September 25, 2018 October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and Learning.com has launched a cyberbullying prevention campaign to stand in solidarity with students against cyberbullying. With national data reports showing cyberbullying on the rise, especially in public schools, the digital literacy leader has created a cyberbullying […]

Q&A: How and why we studied teens and cyberbullying

Q&A: How and why we studied teens and cyberbullying

  Roughly six-in-ten U.S. teens have been bullied or harassed online, according to a new Pew Research Center report that explores teens’ experiences with cyberbullying and their views about it. Senior Researcher Monica Anderson discusses the methods and meaning behind the data. Bullying has been around for decades, centuries even. Cyberbullying […]