Cyberbullying.

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 ...

Hundreds Of Students Make An MP Their Valentine To Demand Better LGBT Sex Education

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Hundreds of MPs have woken up this morning to Valentine’s Day cards from LGBT students demanding compulsory sex and relationships education in schoo...

Respect Not Hate - Online Or Offline

Dragana Brown | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Tech
Dragana Brown

This is a vicious cycle that needs to be broken, for if we don't we are already reaching an impasse that threatens to plunge us deeper into the dark vaults of internet and with that into greater destruction, something we absolutely must look now.

Tools To Beat Bullying

Cai Graham | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Parents
Cai Graham

Bullying is all about an abuse of power. The bully gains their power by controlling and terrorising others. By removing that 'fear' the person being bullied can take back their control.

Twitter, Facebook Facing New Legal Curbs On Online Abuse

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Politics

Facebook and Twitter could be legally forced to tackle abusive online trolls under a fresh crackdown considered by Parliament. The two US internet gia...

Protecting Pupils' Hearts And Minds

Claire Stead | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Tech
Claire Stead

Moreover, by being able to intelligently monitor keystroke activity, both online and offline, allowing visibility of conversations or content being created in chatrooms, documents and messaging apps, schools can create smart and safe profiles of its pupils.

Dear Donald Trump, Delete Your Account. Sincerely, America

Philip Ellis | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Tech
Philip Ellis

His many public spats aside, it is impossible to deny that Trump has leveraged social media, and Twitter specifically, in a way that no other politician has previously achieved -- and he has already indicated his intention to tweet major policy announcements rather than going through traditional communications channels.

Children's Commissioner Calls For New Curbs On Online Bullying

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Politics

Children need a new digital watchdog to protect them from bullying, data-selling and privacy abuses on social media sites such as Instagram, a new rep...

Milo Yiannopoulos' Publisher Accused Of 'Spreading Hate' With Book Deal

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK

The publisher that is releasing a book by Alt Right hate figure Milo Yiannopoulos has been accused of “spreading hate” by comedian Leslie Jones, w...

12 Shares Of Christmas - Tips To Make Sure Your Children Are Sharing Online Safely

Carolyn Bunting, Internet Matters | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Parents
Carolyn Bunting, Internet Matters

We've calculated that in the time it takes to cook the average Christmas turkey, 1.3 billion photos will be posted online. While you're sitting back watching the Queen's Christmas message, over 5 million images will be sent to Snapchat, alone.

Why The Insulting 'Tag' Memes Need To Stop

Nicki Kinickie | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK Tech
Nicki Kinickie

My heart sank when I read her statement. While I hadn't shared one myself, I still felt guilty for not realising the impact they could actually have. We are forgetting the strangers that are being mocked are real people with real feelings.