16/11/2009 08:13 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

One In Five Children Have Been A Victim Of Cyberbullying

A recent poll carried out by the Anti-Bullying alliance (ABA) has discovered that one in five children have been a victim of cyberbullying.

The study revealed that 20.5 felt that their parents could help if they knew enough about cyberbullying.

The minimum age limit of 13 to certain social networking sites are not putting children off joining, with 40 claiming they use it a lot.
Another survey of over 1,000 parents discovered that 233A_Bullying_Of_Children_Is_Rife_On_The_Internet_Says_The_Anti-Bullying_Alliance_29">hints and tips here.

Victims' Champion Sara Payne has even called for parents to install tracking software to see exactly what their child is doing whilst online, in particular to guard them from paedophiles.

Have you gone through with your child how to stay safe online? How do you help guard your children against cyberbullying? Do you feel your school helps prepare your children against this form of bullying?

Source Sky News

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