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Social Media Bullying

The Heartache of Bullying Doesn't Have an Age Limit

Patrice Bendig | Posted 12.27.2014 | Women
Patrice Bendig

I'm not that 9-year-old little girl praying silently each day on the way to school that the bullies would pick on someone else that day. But I am that 25-year-old woman who still has feelings and expects more from humanity.

#JadaCounterPose Social Media Responsibility

Damali Elliott | Posted 09.12.2014 | Impact
Damali Elliott

How did the rape of a young girl become a trending topic? Many of us are appalled that this event occurred and sadly enough it's not the first time.

Bullies, Stop Hiding Behind Your Smartphones

Katie Atkinson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Katie Atkinson

Teens should stop hiding behind smartphones and plotting to take down their next innocent victims. Bullying is not a joke, whether it takes place in person or behind a keyboard, and it's time for teens to begin acknowledging that.

My Problem With

Natasha Lerner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Natasha Lerner

Since the questions were anonymous people said meaner things than they ever would have. I thought since I didn't set up an account it wouldn't affect me.

Viral or Vengeful?

Stacie Corliss | Posted 11.24.2013 | Technology
Stacie Corliss

In today's world of reality television, the line between hilarious and too far is blurry and ever-shifting. Although I've laughed my way through multiple failed American Idol auditions, it hasn't been without a twinge of conscience.

Introducing 'Smack Cam,' A Scary New Viral Trend

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 07.28.2013 | Teen

Pranks with friends are all fun and games... until someone gets hurt, and it gets caught on film. "Smack Cam," a new trend on the social video netw...

Young Students Hiding Intelligence, Talent To Avoid Bullying: Study

Posted 11.20.2012 | Education

More than 90 percent of British children have been bullied or have witnessed someone being bullied due to their intelligence or talent, a survey by th...

9 Out Of 10 Teeangers Witness Bullying On Facebook, Twitter

Posted 01.09.2012 | Education

Most teens aged 12 to 17 are now online, and most of those use social media sites, according to a new survey. The prevalence of this online community ...

The New Odd Girl Out: Why Social Media Makes Girls So Insecure

Rachel Simmons | Posted 10.08.2011 | Women
Rachel Simmons

A girl's social networking profile is a persona she constructs, a salve for the anxiety so many girls feel about relationships. All this, however, at a cost: the same tools girls use to alleviate insecurity are just as likely to inflame it.