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News tag: cyberbullying


Facing cyber-bullying, bystanders still take no action

25 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
An unfortunate find shows that most bystanders do not take action against online bullies. The study was conducted at the Ohio State University, and involved 221 college students who participated in an online chat room where they watched a fellow student being “bullied” during chat session. Only 10 percent of…


Teens’ online behavior smells like trouble later on in life

19 Nov, 2014 | by Ionut Popescu | 0 comments
Browsing the Internet goes without saying in today's modern world. However, according to a new study, teens exposed to certain online environments risk developing behavioral disorders such as low self-esteem or depressive episodes. Published in the Pediatrics, the studies suggest that parents may prevent these abnormal behaviours by enforcing strict…


Cyberbullying leaves hurtful scars in children

5 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Medical practitioners (MPs) provide a sobering and soaring number of children referred to psychiatric offices resulting from social media pressures, especially cyberbullying. MPs have warned repeatedly that children find no refuge from cyberbullying, and an increasing number of children are being referred to a specialist’s office to seek physchiatric help.…