But, while parents can’t necessarily go to school with their children, they can use the same technology as them.
“If your child is on Facebook, you need to be on Facebook,” Patchin said.
To help prevent bullying, Facebook will launch a new “social reporting” system in the next few weeks that will let people report content that violates Facebook policies and notify parents and teachers about it, so they can address why it was posted.
However, that does not mean that cyberbullying is easier to detect.