Cyberbullying.

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....

Amy Schumer Thanks Her 'Alt-Right' Trolls For Trying To Sabotage Her Netflix Special

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

Amy Schumer has posted a scathing message to her “alt-right trolls”, who she’s accused of sabotaging her latest Netflix special by posting delib...

Royal Ramblings: WWE & Cybersmile Take On The Cyberbullies

Danny Stone | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Despite the multiple benefits it brings, the internet also has a dark side. It can be used to inspire hate and to hurt. The web is not immune to the ills of the world and particularly, with so many young people joining online communities ever-earlier, cyber bullying has become a matter of significant concern.

Dad Shares Harrowing Photos Of Daughter's Dying Moments In Powerful Anti-Bullying Campaign

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A father has shared heartbreaking images of his teenage daughter just moments before her life support system was switched off in a bid to end online b...

Sex And Relationships Education Becomes Compulsory For All In Huge Curriculum Shake Up

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Sex and relationships education is to become compulsory for all school children in England, the education secretary announced on Wednesday. In a much...

6 Things You Wish You Didn't Know About Milo Yiannopoulos

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK

Far-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has created a career out of being offensive and was so successful at being spiteful that up until Monday he wa...

Mark Zuckerberg Wants To Use AI To Track Down Terrorists On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Tech

Mark Zuckerberg has announced that Facebook is in the process of developing AI software that will allow quicker identification of terrorists, suicide ...