Cyberbullying.

Ben Stokes Apologises To Katie Price And Harvey Over Impression Video

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 12.10.2017 | UK Entertainment

Cricketer Ben Stokes has issued an apology to Katie Price and her son Harvey, over a video he posted online imitating the teenager’s infamous ‘Loo...

One In Four Teens Admit To Bullying Someone On Social Media - But Here's Why You Shouldn't Panic

Peter Harrison-Evans | Posted 02.10.2017 | UK Tech
Peter Harrison-Evans

Fast forward a few hundred years, and this debate has echoes of current consternation around social media - albeit with the main focus of that concern moving from 'ladies', 'mistresses', and 'belles' to today's young people. Look through any national newspaper and you're likely to find at least one shocking story of abuse or crime linked to social networking sites.

'I Have Four Friends In Real Life But 4,000 Online' - Craving Instant Gratification

Richard Pursey | Posted 18.09.2017 | UK Tech
Richard Pursey

So, perhaps, if you know what you're doing, having 4000 friends online may not be so bad after all - and if you're lucky, some of them may even be old English sheep dogs!

Teachers Vs Social Media

Russell Haworth | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK Tech
Russell Haworth

Teachers have always faced challenges - time changes the medium but not the content. The teachers of today still face the issues of bullying and abuse, fighting against a tide of inattention. In 2017, however, they are working against smartphones and the digital world rather than pieces of paper and fisticuffs.

Social Media Giants Must Do More To Tackle Cyberbullying

Sarah Brennan | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK
Sarah Brennan

We need to make sure that young people get the best out of the online world, and we need to work together to develop innovative ways to promote good mental health.

Digital Age Has Helped Create A Worrying New Type Of Sex Offender, Warns Expert

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.08.2017 | UK

Technology is breeding a new type of sex offender and lowering the bar for men looking to commit crimes against women, leading experts in online haras...

New Hate Crime Rules 'Could Force Police To Neglect Other Types Of Crime'

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK

Austerity has left police too stretched to honour a new pledge by prosecutors to treat online hate crime the same as face-to-face hate crime without n...

Our Education Systems Must Explore Human Prejudice From The Very Beginning

Shaun Dellenty | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK
Shaun Dellenty

A new academic year! An exciting time ripe with possibilities and promise. It is vital that schools get these all important first days in our educatio...

Parents - Here's How To Make Sure Your Kids Stay Safe Online This Summer

Richard Conway | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Parents
Richard Conway

In this digital age, it is becoming more and more difficult to track whether your kids are being safe online. Making sure your children know the dos and don'ts of the internet isn't as daunting as it may seem, and there are lots of tools and tricks out there to make your job even easier.

Schools Unearthing Abusive Behaviour Have Nowhere To Turn For Help, Experts Say

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Politics

Teachers who identify abusive behaviour among their pupils have nowhere to turn for proper support, despite government plans to ramp up relationships ...

The Modern Tale Of 'The Birds And The Bees'; How To Keep Your Kids Safe Online This Summer

Claire Stead | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Parents
Claire Stead

We can't see everything our kids are doing at all times; and it's something that if we tried to police, it would only build up resentment. Similarly, we can't ban the tech our children are using - it's about finding a balance, setting time limits and offering alternative activities to being online are good starting points.

Blogger Brought To Tears After Swimsuit Photo Received '900 Vile Comments'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A blogger who said her swimwear picture received more than 900 hurtful comments has filmed an emotional video in which she pleads for a change in the ...

Instagram Bullying: How Parents Can Protect Their Child From Abuse On The App

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Parents

“There was a phase at our school when people would create Instagram accounts such as ‘Local slags’ or ’School whores,” one teen told HuffPos...

'Traditional' Bullying Still Far Outstrips Online Abuse Among Teens, Experts Claim

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education

“Traditional” bullying like name-calling and exclusion still far outstrips cyber-bullying among teens - despite the huge popularity of social medi...

Online Trolling Needs To Be Taken Seriously

Samantha Renke | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha Renke

everybody banner Samantha Renke faced horrendous online abuse after she appeared in Malteasers ads last year. In her vlog as part of Everybody launch week, Samantha discusses her experiences, how she reacted and what needs to be done to ensure that disabled people are not subject to trolling.

Parents Share Heartbreaking Story Of How Bullying Drove Son To Suicide

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Parents

A couple have opened up about their son who was driven to suicide due to bullies, in the hope to raise awareness of the impact of bullying. Mark and A...

7 Signs Your Child Is Being Bullied Online

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Parents

For many parents the world of cyberbullying is unchartered territory - something they’ve never dealt with firsthand and may find difficult to addres...

Are You Equipped To Deal With The Changing Face Of Bullying?

Carolyn Bunting, Internet Matters | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Parents
Carolyn Bunting, Internet Matters

In a survey of 2,000 parents of children aged between nine and 16, nearly seven out of 10 (68%) said their top concern on the issue was their children being targeted over their physical appearance, followed by popularity (52%) and sexism (26%).

TV Host Matthew Wright Says Aspiring MP To Blame For Sexist Abuse She Received Online

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Channel 5 presenter Matthew Wright has been accused of “disgusting victim blaming” after he criticised an aspiring MP for speaking out about the s...

As Parents We Need To Ask Ourselves Whether Children Really Need Their Own Smartphones?

Joanna Cates | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Parents
Joanna Cates

Friends made the point that a phone was necessary for safety reasons (even though I, along with the rest of the human race, managed to get through childhood relatively unscathed without one). They argued that it was important that they could get hold of you if they needed to.

Kids At Risk Of Depression And Sleep Deprivation Thanks To Social Media, Insist MPs

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Schools should teach children how to “manage the risks” of sites like Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram to protect them from cyber bullying and onl...

Six Reasons Why 13 Reasons Why Is The Best Thing to happen to TV of late.

Sophie Pope | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Sophie Pope

An audience divided, viewers of 13 Reasons Why have had a lot of opinions on how the show televised rape, bullying and suicide. Schools are warning ch...

Mum Who Was Trolled For Crowdfunding For Disney World Holiday Has The Last Laugh

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Parents

A mum who was trolled for crowdfunding for a family holiday to Disney World, has now raised more than enough for the “once-in-a-lifetime adventure...

Facebook Unveils New 'Photo-Matching' Technology To Fight Revenge Porn

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Tech

Facebook has today unveiled a powerful new range of tools designed to help prevent the non-consensual sharing of intimate images on Facebook, a malici...

Katie Price Launches Government Petition To Make Trolling A Criminal Offence

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK Parents

Katie Price has launched an official petition calling on the UK government to make online abuse a criminal offence and create a register of offenders....