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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 […]

Teens are cyberbullying themselves as a form of digital self-harm

Teens are cyberbullying themselves as a form of digital self-harm

  NATIONWIDE — A new study is showing that a number of adolescents and teens are participating in a new form of self-harm. According to the recent study, published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, “digital self-harm” is the “anonymous online posting, sending or otherwise sharing of hurtful content about […]

Cyberbullying can take lasting toll on teens

Cyberbullying can take lasting toll on teens

  Camryn Cowdin was checking her Facebook page when she saw hateful posts from a person she considered a friend. Her name was never used, but she knew the words were about her. “He would directly reference a comment or situation that happened between him and I,” Cowdin, 16, said. […]