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Facebook Focus on Cyberbullying

In an effort to deal with cyber bullying on the platform, Facebook has recently expanded its Safety Center and made more resources available. According to Facebook: [The] mission is to give people the power to share and to make the world more open and connected. We want everyone to feel safe when using Facebook. Bullying

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The Startling Facts about Cyberbullying in the UK

Digital technology has been a tremendous boon to countries all over the world. The Internet has made its mark in almost every culture, enhancing education, communications and socialization as well as boosting economies. Digital advances, however, also have their drawbacks. Along with all the good, consistent Internet use increases the risk of cyberbullying, especially among

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Bullying in Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic has one of the highest rates of bullying in the South American and Caribbean areas, according to an article in the news website Diario Libre. Citing various studies that showed 60 or more percent of students have been victims of bullying in Dominican Republic. There were studies in 2011 and in 2014,

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Uncovering the Truth of Bullying in New Zealand

Bullying knows no boundaries as evidenced by the damaging effects it has caused in countries all over the world. Even a country as exotic and beautiful as New Zealand suffers from problems with bullying. In its 2011 report assessing the learning experiences of 4,500 students around the globe, TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics & Science

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Cyberbullying in Australia: Reaching Epic Proportions

In the world of digital technology, there are both advantages and disadvantages. The Internet offers numerous amenities that countries all over the world benefit from on a daily basis. Australia is no exception. At the same time, digital technology can pose problems when used in an inappropriate manner. Cyberbullying is one of those problems. Many

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How is Bullying Affecting the Nordic Island of Iceland?

With approximately 333,000 inhabitants, Iceland is the least populated nation in Europe. At the same time, it’s a country with diverse cultures and beliefs, making it susceptible to ethnic bullying and discrimination. Bullying in Iceland may not be as widespread as it is in other European countries, but statistics show the country has its share

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Cyberbullying in New Zealand

Everyone deserves to have a safe online experience free of being bullied.  However, in today’s fast paced world where new ways to communicate are constantly invented and upgraded this means there are more ways for bullies to bully their victims.  With the advent of the Internet, particularly social media, and the mobile smart phone, cyberbullying

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Bullying in Denmark

Scandinavian countries are active in coming up with anti-bullying programs, and seem interested in finding solutions. Bullying in Denmark still exists of course, but not as much as in some places around the world, and there are efforts to control it there. The Mary Foundation, which is part of the HRH Crown Princess Mary Foundation,

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Cyberbullying in Canada

Canada is one country that takes bullying and cyberbullying very seriously. Mediasmarts reports there are national  Canadian laws against cyberbullying, including laws against harassment, defamatory libel, and against the publishing of any intimate photos/videos of a person without their consent. Cyberbullying laws include a criminal penalty for a conviction that includes a prison sentence up

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A Comprehensive View of Cyberbullying in the USA

Approximately 287 million Americans use the Internet on a regular basis in the U.S. today.  That’s approximately 88.5% of the U.S. population (out of a 2016 estimated population of 324 million). A recent Pew Research Center study revealed that approximately 92% of American teens ages 13-17 use online services daily. Of this figure, 24% say

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Cyber Bullying Awareness: Puerto Rico Tops Google Searches

We are very passionate about everything related to Cyber Bullying, which is why we keep a very close eye on Google Searches for the term “CyberBullying”.  And because 2013 is nearing its end and it is time to locate and gather numbers related to Cyber Bullying Statistics 2014, we resorted to Google to understand what

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The Brilliant Work of Think You Know

Children between the ages of 5 and 14. It also provides resources and information for parents, caregivers, teachers, trainers and anyone else in connection with the educational system. The site – and all matter pertaining to it – was founded in 2007 by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre. The goal and mission of

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