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Cyberbully

Patriotism & History: Lessons from Sony

Mark Weinstein | Posted 12.23.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Sony is a weakened company today, more by their response than by the hack itself. They squandered a remarkable opportunity to turn lemons into lemonade and deny any win to the hackers while honorably admitting their mistakes in data security.

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.

Cyberbullying: We're Focusing on the Wrong Part of the Word

Megan Egbert | Posted 08.24.2014 | Parents
Megan Egbert

Instead of filtering content that our children can access, let's start filtering our own words, decisions and actions in their presence.

To The Troll Who Called My Son Ugly

Megan Davies Mennes | Posted 06.21.2014 | Parents
Megan Davies Mennes

This will not be the last time someone discounts my son because he is different. It will not be the last time someone makes a joke at his expense, but to actively seek out actual people to tease goes beyond cruel. It's inhuman.

10 Strategies for Stopping Cyberbullying

Signe Whitson | Posted 04.29.2014 | Parents
Signe Whitson

A generation ago, young people who were bullied in school could count on hours spent at home as a respite from ridicule. Today, kids are ever-connected through texting, instant messaging and social media sites; sadly, there is little rest for the bully-weary.

Meet the Cyberbully

Russ Warner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Russ Warner

Most kids don't tell their parents about bullying. Maybe its due to feeling embarrassed or defenseless, or feeling that nothing can be done, or feeling that they will get in trouble for telling their story. For these reasons and more, parents need to maintain open lines of communication with their child.

An Open Letter to Cyberbullies

Mark Weinstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

You, the faceless one, who hides behind empty words. You, the unhappy one, spreading your misery through harassment and humiliation. You, the angry one, trying to feel powerful by intimidating others with your hate. I refuse to let you hurt me.

5 Things Adults Need to Know About Cyberbullying

Signe Whitson | Posted 12.04.2013 | Parents
Signe Whitson

Before the advent of social media networks, cell phones and unlimited text plans, young people who were bullied in school could count on hours spent at home as a respite from ridicule. Today, kids are connected to each other 24/7/365.

My Surprising Reaction to Bullies

Robyn Welling | Posted 10.28.2013 | Media
Robyn Welling

Confrontation is still confrontation, even if met through the glass of a computer screen. After all, that screen is the only thing separating the trolls from my thin skin.

Are Public Shaming and Cyberbullying the Same?

Russ Warner | Posted 08.17.2013 | Technology
Russ Warner

Let's suppose someone posts a picture of you with a nasty comment in an effort to ridicule, correct, or embarrass you... would you call that public shaming or cyberbullying?

Ex-Model Unmasks Cyberbully -- And SUES Him

AP | Posted 11.25.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — A business consultant who pieced together information from Google to learn about a man she says was fixating on her online has sued ...

Major 'Lollage:' 13 Surprising Words Now In The Dictionary

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 09.11.2012 | Technology

You can now officially look up the words "liveblog," "FaceTime" and "cyberbully" in the Collins Dictionary. How ridiculously "amazeballs" (another new...

Defense To Cyberbullying: 'We Used Emoticons'

AP | CHARLES WILSON | Posted 04.27.2012 | Crime

INDIANAPOLIS -- Even if three Indiana girls were just kidding around and used emoticons and LOLs when they discussed killing classmates on Facebook, t...

Myles Miller

Bullying Problems? There's An App For That.

HuffingtonPost.com | Myles Miller | Posted 11.20.2011 | Home

When it happened, Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey called it an “unspeakable tragedy,” and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres demanded, “someth...

Bianca Bosker

Randi Zuckerberg: Anonymity Online 'Has To Go Away'

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 09.26.2011 | Technology

Randi Zuckerberg, Facebook’s marketing director, has a fix for cyberbullying: stop people from doing anything online without their names attached. ...

Miss "No Way, It's All Good"

Taylor Nunley | Posted 09.19.2011 | Impact
Taylor Nunley

I just finished watching ABC Family's new movie Cyberbully. To say it was a fantastic movie is a huge understatement.

Delete Digital Drama to Stop Cyberbullying

Emily Osment | Posted 09.02.2011 | Impact
Emily Osment

Too many people, young and old, are victims of "cyberbullying." The more the world knows about its harmful effects, the more we can do to stop it.

Tracking Down My Online Haters

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

[Writing about] sports for a living (especially online, as I do for SI.com), insults come with the turf. You're dumb. You suck. You're an idiot. You'r...

'Electronic Mob' Tried To Drive Boy To Suicide

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

PHILADELPHIA — A cyberbully who forwarded explicit online photos of a teenage boy to the teen's school was sentenced to 45 days in federal prison Tu...

Who Speaks for the Victimizers?

Ned Goldreyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ned Goldreyer

The schoolyard bully is in trouble. Not the cool kind that earned him our hate-masked envy, (Remember when he stole that egg carton we lovingly decou...

Cyberbully Hit With Restraining Order Via Facebook

Bully Hit With Restraining Order Via Facebook | Oct 18, 2010 6:38 AM CDT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

When Australian police couldn't find a man who was harassing his ex-partner, they served him with a restraining order using the same medium he was bul...

'Ugly Meter' App Could Become Cyberbullying Tool, Critics Warn

foxnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A new iPhone app called the "Ugly Meter" is just what cyberbullies -- including elementary school kids -- need to target easy marks, online security e...

Alleged 'Bully' Online Retailer Arrested

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — An eyewear website operator left dozens and possibly hundreds of customers fearing for their lives as he bullied them into accepting ...

PICTURES: Ugly Meter App Raises Cyberbullying Concerns

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*Scroll down for screenshots.* The Ugly Meter, an iOS application available for 99 cents, is causing quite a stir this week. The app, which rates o...

Facebook, GLAAD Partner To Prevent Anti-Gay Bullying

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Facebook is working with a gay-advocacy group to reduce the amount of hate speech and bullying on the online social hub. Anti-gay bu...