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Torrington's Football Rape Case Is Sad, Infuriating, and Familiar

Torrington's Football Rape Case Is Sad, Infuriating, and Familiar | Social Media | Scoop.it
Tweets reveal a picture of young victims of alleged sexual assault by star football players in Connecticut and the social-media reaction they confronted in the weeks since they came forward — a picture that seems familiar to many online as tensions...
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Aarushi case verdict: shock and disbelief on social media - Hindustan Times

Aarushi case verdict: shock and disbelief on social media - Hindustan Times | Social Media | Scoop.it
After the court convicted the Talwar couple in the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case today, the buzz on social networking websites was one of disbelief and outrage, as many said the order was flawed while others were shocked at the parents’ role.
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Instagram – Is It Okay for Kids? What Parents Need to Know : Yoursphere for Parents – Helping Families Live Healthy Digital Lives

Instagram – Is It Okay for Kids? What Parents Need to Know : Yoursphere for Parents – Helping Families Live Healthy Digital Lives | Social Media | Scoop.it

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GwynethJones's curator insight, November 11, 2013 8:50 PM

Digital lives shouldn't be much different than Real Life.

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And what about Snapchat? Great article via the amazing Digital Diva

Bookmarking Librarian's curator insight, April 1, 2014 12:39 AM

Cybersafety

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What to do if you

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Read our advice on what to do if you are being bullied on a social networking website such as Facebook, YouTube, Bebo or Myspace.
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Educational Film About Cyberbullying and Sexting

Educational Film About Cyberbullying and Sexting | Social Media | Scoop.it
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 -- Director Les Ottolenghi releases "Submit the Documentary" Classroom edition online.
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This sounds like something we should watch during period 6.

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Teens Deserting Facebook For Messaging Apps - Business Insider

Teens Deserting Facebook For Messaging Apps - Business Insider | Social Media | Scoop.it
Facebook made a startling admission in its earnings announcement this month: it was seeing a "decrease in daily users, specifically among teens". In other words, teenagers are still on Facebook; they're just not using it as ...
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Busting parents won't stop cyberbullies, experts say - NBC News.com

Busting parents won't stop cyberbullies, experts say - NBC News.com | Social Media | Scoop.it
Calls to prosecute the parents of cyberbullies have been gaining urgency since the felony-stalking arrests Monday of two central Florida...
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Teens Fleeing Facebook? Who Cares? - Forbes

Teens Fleeing Facebook? Who Cares? - Forbes | Social Media | Scoop.it

Facebook CFO David Ebersman recently admitted that the social network “did see a decrease in daily users, specifically among younger teens.” But given Facebook’s performance in the third quarter of the year, who really cares?

 


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Preventing & Coping with Cyberbullying

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The effects of bullying, whether online or off, fall along a spectrum of negative consequences ranging from sadness to suicidal ideation.

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Teenagers, Cyberbullying and Social Media? Talk to Teenagers - Business 2 Community

Teenagers, Cyberbullying and Social Media? Talk to Teenagers - Business 2 Community | Social Media | Scoop.it
Teenagers, Cyberbullying and Social Media?
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The statistics on cyberbullying

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Larry Magid says:
it didn’t surprise me to hear the spokesperson for the monitoring app claim that 70 percent of kids had been cyberbullied.

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Staying Safe Online - Healthy Respect

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Do you know how to protect yourself & friends against #bullying inc. #cyberbullying & #sexting ? Want help? Visit http://t.co/m5R2Dt7p5a
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Four Manchester High Students Suspended; Sex Bias Inquiry Launched - Hartford Courant

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NBC Connecticut Four Manchester High Students Suspended; Sex Bias Inquiry Launched Hartford Courant Geary noted that online bullying cases have increased significantly across the country, "and one cannot turn on the news without reading about the...
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Is Whisper, the Anonymous Social Media the Answer to Cyberbullying?

Is Whisper, the Anonymous Social Media the Answer to Cyberbullying? | Social Media | Scoop.it
By removing user identity, Whisper helps people share secrets they wouldn't be comfortable sharing with anyone else in the world under normal circumstances.

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malek's curator insight, November 1, 2013 8:41 AM

Cyber-bullying won't go soon.

Whispers is part of daily life

Only time will tell how successful Whisper will be.

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10 Tips for Better Social Media Status Updates

10 Tips for Better Social Media Status Updates | Social Media | Scoop.it
We’ve all had that moment when you’re out of ideas. You’ve written about interesting topics and covered content that your fans are interested in but sometimes you just hit (what I like to call) the...
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Is Whisper, the Anonymous Social Media the Answer to Cyberbullying?

Is Whisper, the Anonymous Social Media the Answer to Cyberbullying? | Social Media | Scoop.it
By removing user identity, Whisper helps people share secrets they wouldn't be comfortable sharing with anyone else in the world under normal circumstances.

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malek's curator insight, November 1, 2013 8:41 AM

Cyber-bullying won't go soon.

Whispers is part of daily life

Only time will tell how successful Whisper will be.

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Students suspended over cyberbullying - WTNH

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WTNH Students suspended over cyberbullying WTNH (WTNH) -- Several Manchester High School students have been suspended from school and could be expelled over what school officials call a "cyber-bullying issue." On Friday, school officials found out...
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Schools to monitor student social media

Schools are cracking down on cyber-bullying by monitoring student behavior on social media.
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Cyber-bullying a 'rite of passage' for our children - Metro

Cyber-bullying a 'rite of passage' for our children - Metro | Social Media | Scoop.it
Most children think cyber-bullying is part of normal life – and many parents are unsure how to protect them.
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The Growth of Social Media v2.0 [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Growth of Social Media v2.0 [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media | Scoop.it
In August 2011, Search Engine Journal published an infographic on the Growth of Social Media. Today, over 2 years later, we've created an updated version.

 


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malek's curator insight, November 16, 2013 9:42 AM

The simple fact that Youtube viewers surpass any cable network is a solid proof of the growth in social media. (Youtube is not on this graph). 

A useful graph to zoom in different networks and how to use each.

Ammanda Daniher's curator insight, September 7, 2014 11:20 PM

With social media continuing to be a rapidly growing industry, many businesses and people are reaching out to different social media sites in order to promote themselves. Not only has social media become addictive to all age groups, it has also become a great place to get messages across to millions or even billions of people at once. However, this is not always a good thing, as all types of messages are able to spread across the internet like wild fire. Just like any other addictive drug, social media has to ability to grasp and change someone's life in an extremely short period of time.

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What Teens Say About Facebook, Instagram And Snapchat ...

What Teens Say About Facebook, Instagram And Snapchat ... | Social Media | Scoop.it
We asked teens about their digital lives. This is what they told us.
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Facebook Takes On Cyberbullies As More Teens Leave Site - NPR (blog)

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Facebook Takes On Cyberbullies As More Teens Leave Site
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The social networking site with 1.2 billion users worldwide released a "bullying prevention hub" this week.
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Students Behind Manchester High School Cyber-Bullying Incident Could be ... - NBC Connecticut

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New Cyberbullying Messages Stick It to Social Networks

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NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MySecuritySign is well-armed to #TakeNoBullies during National Bullying Prevention Month. A new set of anti-bullying messages marks the next milestone in the nationally recognized campaign.

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App to stop cyberbullying debuts - New York Daily News

App to stop cyberbullying debuts - New York Daily News | Social Media | Scoop.it
New York Daily News App to stop cyberbullying debuts New York Daily News "In 10 seconds you just potentially saved that person's life, or made their life better," its creator Todd Schobel, who was moved by the cyberbullying and suicide of...
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