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Facebook: The World's Biggest Waste of Time?

Bill_Robinson | Posted 04.12.2014 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

Facebook isn't real or productive, it's just an advanced version of the electronic bulletin boards that have been around since the Internet dawned. Nobody on those old boards met their 'soul-mate' or bought a car; or paid their bills; or broadcasted their political opinions; or flamed each other for disagreeing.

Hertz Employees Accused Of Racist Bullying On Facebook

Civil Beat | Nick Grube | Posted 11.24.2013 | Business

A 27-year-old black man from Maui is suing Hertz and Facebook after employees of the rental car company made racist and derogatory comments about him ...

Study: What Works and Doesn't Work to Prevent and Recover from Bullying

Larry Magid | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Larry Magid

If 15 percent of the kids in your school have bullied others, that's a bad thing. But rather than emphasize the bad, turn the numbers around to report that 85 percent of kids don't bully. That's a number worth emulating and increasing.

Coach Fired For Allegedly Bullying 8-Year-Old Boy

Posted 10.24.2013 | Parents

A peewee football coach in Indiana has been given the sack after allegedly bullying an 8-year-old boy. According to Fox 59 News, the mother of the ...

An Open Invitation to Mark Zuckerberg

Karin Kasdin | Posted 10.09.2013 | Fifty
Karin Kasdin

I know what you're thinking. This party is a set-up. You're going to be on the hot seat. Don't worry one little bit about that. I made strict rules that you are not to be bullied, and I plan to enforce them. Everyone must act respectfully toward you or they will be asked to leave.

Social Media Fuels Hyper-patriotism

Gregory G. Allen | Posted 02.05.2013 | Media
Gregory G. Allen

When can we just go back to being Americans and not have to continue to label ourselves so we can instantly pick a fight? I long for that day to arrive.

Facebook Is 'Going Purple'... And So Can You

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 10.19.2012 | Technology

Is the web looking a little... purple? This October 19, prominent tech companies are taking their third annual stand against bullying by "going pur...

7 Reasons Why We Act Differently Online

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 10.11.2012 | Technology

Fact: Most people act differently online than they do in real life. Whether we're more engaging, less polite or bolder in our political assertions...

Two Men Arrested After Their Facebook Comments Allegedly Lead Classmate To Suicide

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 08.16.2012 | College

A first-year student in Jalandhar, India was found hanging from a ceiling fan in her hostel room yesterday morning. According to The Times of India, a...

Facebook Ordered To Unmask Cyberbullies

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 06.08.2012 | Technology

The U.K.'s high court established a legal precedent recently when it ordered Facebook to reveal the identities of several online trolls. Nicola Brooke...

Teen Victims Of Cyberbullying Fight Back In lawsuits

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN and DORIE TURNER | Posted 06.26.2012 | Education

ATLANTA — When a Georgia middle school student reported to police and school officials that she had been bullied on Facebook, they told her ther...

'Country's Toughest Anti-bullying Law" Marks Anniversary Of Student Suicide

AP | SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 11.23.2011 | Education

NEWARK, N.J. — Does one second-grader saying another has "cooties" rise to the level of bullying? That is just one question emerging from new le...

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.

Real-Life Burn Book Triggers District Investigation

Posted 09.12.2011 | Education

A Burn Book like the one featured in the movie Mean Girls that singles out students and calls them names has led school officials in Texas to launch a...

Facebook And Friends Fight Bullying

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 09.11.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook and Time Warner are ganging up on bullies to address a problem that torments millions of children and young adults. The par...

Burn 'Book: Mystery Facebook User Bashes Calif. High School Students

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

CBS13 Sacramento reports that an unknown Facebook user created a Facebook page dedicated to insulting students at Liberty Ranch High School in Galt, C...

Florida Teens Charged With Bullying Fellow Student On Facebook

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

ESTERO, Fla. — Two teenage girls have been charged under Florida's law against cyberbullying after authorities say they created a Facebook accou...

Girls 'Becoming Facebook Addicts,' School Leader Says

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Parents fear their daughters are becoming addicted to social networking sites, a girls' school leader says. Girls seem to be "permanently connected...