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Research: Facebook Gender and Cyberbullying Targets

Research: Facebook Gender and Cyberbullying Targets | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Female university students are more likely to be ridiculed online about their sexual activity, and men are more likely to be bullied about their sexual orientation and whether they’re skilled or talented enough at sports and hobbies, a new study has found. A new study out of the University of Puget Sound, led by Nicholas Brody, an assistant professor in communication studies, examined nearly 500 instances of cyberbullying on Facebook.
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Unfortunately, some things haven't changed-women are still being bullied (online) about their "social" life, and men about their sexual orientation and "sports" skills 

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Online Safety: A Teacher’s Guide to Dealing with Cyberbullying, Sexting, and Student Privacy

Online Safety: A Teacher’s Guide to Dealing with Cyberbullying, Sexting, and Student Privacy | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Social media and text messages have blurred the lines between students’ school lives and private lives.
Becky Roehrs's insight:

Excellent tips for students of any age. I really like the suggestion to ask students to help come up with appropriate computer use policies and ask students to assist with updating the policies, so the policies remain relevant.

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thando mhlongo's curator insight, May 29, 2015 10:00 AM

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 we need to stand against it