Tag Archives: cyberbullying

18-year-old girl commits suicide after being cyberbullied by a shop owner – Keeping Teens Safe on the Internet

Cyberbullying is usually attributed to teens, however we should be aware that it can take many forms.  Unfortunately social media has taken the place of resolving issues, the old fashioned way, as some people have opted to take the cowardly … Continue reading

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12-year-old commits suicide after being cyberbullied about her hair and clothing – Keeping Kids Safe Online

12 year-old Katie Webb from Evesham, Worcestershire, took her own life after enduring insults from cyberbullies about her hair and clothing via social media sites.  Katie was found at her home and was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital. … Continue reading

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Two 14-year-old teens arrested for making online threats – Keeping Kids Safe Online

Two 14-year-old Texas teens have been arrested for making threats against another student through a social media outlet.  The teens have been charged with making a terroristic threat, which is a third-degree felony. The 14-year-old teens made a combination of … Continue reading

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Cyberbullies put on notice in New Jersey – Keeping Kids Safe Online

Cyberbullies in Haledon, NJ have been put on notice.  Parents and students at Manchester Regional High School are not sitting by passively “waiting” to see what will happen.  Police and prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation against alleged cyberbullying attacks … Continue reading

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MTV’s Catfish: 8 ways to avoid getting “Catfished” – Keeping Kids Safe Online

My daughter and I have very candid conversations about Online Safety, but my husband and I conducted an experiment this week.  We decided to watch MTV’s new reality show “Catfish” with our daughter to see her reaction.   After the show … Continue reading

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