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Cyberbullying, Online Abuse or Political Scandal: 41-Year-Old Monica Lewinsky Ought to Know the Difference

Diane Primo | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics
Diane Primo

I am shocked--shocked--that Monica Lewinsky considers the Internet the major contributor to her ruined reputation; shocked that she considered her situation similar to Tyler Clementi's; and shocked at her timing.

#TakeNoBullies Campaign Spreads Positive Messages in Negative Spaces

Sue Scheff | Posted 12.22.2014 | Impact
Sue Scheff

Being kind, being nice, treating others the way you want to be treated, and not hiding behind a computer screen to tear down others anonymously -- it all sounds too simple. At the end of the day, your offline personality should reflect your online demeanor.

Cyberbullying Protection: Coaches Reaching Out to Be a Cyber-Arm

Sue Scheff | Posted 05.06.2014 | Parents
Sue Scheff

Coaches, like librarians, can become someone we rely on to offer our kids an education on cyberbullying prevention and awareness. Bullying isn't always physical in nature -- much harassment happens online when it's easier to slip into anonymity.

Cyberbullying Protection: Librarians As Cyber-Arms

Sue Scheff | Posted 03.31.2014 | Parents
Sue Scheff

While maintaining local libraries as a place for positive interactions, librarians can act as cyber-arms to help protect our kids against cyberbullying.

Sext Education: Sexting = Cyberbullying

Sue Scheff | Posted 03.16.2014 | Parents
Sue Scheff

When young people sext, they often lose control of the situation quickly. Messages can easily be intercepted or forwarded to unintended recipients, which is a nasty form of cyberbullying.

Adult Bullying: Harassment By People You Respect

Sue Scheff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Sue Scheff

Bullying doesn't come to a standstill after graduating from the playground, and giving grown-ups a pass on aggressive behavior only sets a bad example for our children still on the playground.

Cyberbullying: Avoiding Tragedies With a Community Cyber-Shield

Sue Scheff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Sue Scheff

The bottom line is that if you are old enough to be using social media, you need to be responsible for your conduct -- we're all held to the same standards as digital citizens.

The Best Answer to Cyberbullying We've Seen Yet

Sue Scheff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Sue Scheff

Since so much of students' lives together take place in various nooks and crannies of the Internet, let's look at how teens can help each other out, making their social lives more satisfying and trouble-free by being cyber-shields for each other.

Are You Ready For Google Glass? 3 Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe

Sue Scheff | Posted 11.27.2013 | Parents
Sue Scheff

As Google Glass enters our society, we need to be sure that us as parents understand the anticipated effects on safety and privacy. Although we can't control others' behavior, we can be social media role models for our kids.

How Teachers Can Help Create Cyber-Shields for Their Students

Sue Scheff | Posted 11.05.2013 | Parents
Sue Scheff

Today's youth are inseparable from their smartphones, computers and social networks. When our kids, especially teens, spread their wings into the world of social media, it's important for them to understand how to be upstanding digital citizens.

Accidental Bullying and Cyberbullying

Sue Scheff | Posted 10.30.2013 | Parents
Sue Scheff

There have been times where I've had to back-peddle and explain the unintended ignorance of comments I've made in life. I'm sure there are other people out there that can say the same; everyone has their flaws.

Retweet Family Values at Home and Online

Sue Scheff | Posted 09.18.2013 | Parents
Sue Scheff

What if engaging with new social technology meant you could have a better relationship with your teenager?

Empowering and Inspiring Teen Girls to #TakeNoBullies This Summer

Sue Scheff | Posted 08.25.2013 | Parents
Sue Scheff

Summer is an exciting time of year for teenagers now that school's out. Unfortunately, cyberbullies don't take vacation days. As the weather heats up, so can the hateful and negative distractions that are abound in the digital world.

Bullies and Cyberbullies Don't Take a Summer Vacation

Sue Scheff | Posted 06.26.2013 | Parents
Sue Scheff

Bullying and cyberbullying are topics that won't grow old until they become extinct. We can't stand idly by until that day arrives.