Do you suspect that your child is being bullied online? What types of tactics could a bully be using to harass your child? There are seven common ways online bullies attack their victims.
With access to thousands of applications and the internet right in the palm of our hands, it is no surprise that there is a rise in online addiction. “Nomophobia” is a new word that is used to describe the phobia of not having your mobile device with you, or even cringing at the thought of not having your phone.
Bullying has been around for as long as humans have and with the advent of modern technologies, it has evolved over time. The last 10 years have been a rapid succession of newer and newer social technologies that are shaping a new generation of young people who have never known anything but. And as with anything else, there are a number of extremely beneficial possibilities as a result, but also a host of negative ones that must be addressed.
Your once highly social teen has recently shown drastic changes in their behavior. Maybe your child doesn’t want to hang out with their friends anymore, they fake illness to avoid going to school or sports practice, they can’t sleep, remain hidden in their room and hardly eat. These are some physical indications that your child may be facing a new kind of bullying.
A quick online search for handling online bullying yields millions of search results, but you may notice that virtually every article and blog post recommend the same things. Perhaps these few ideas are repeatedly suggested because they are the most effective, but if you have already tried these and are still looking for additional ways to work through online bullying, read on.
Starting as early as elementary school, children are exposed to cell phones, tablets and a range of social media platforms to use, making online bullying easier to do. This form of bullying is a growing issue experienced by both girls and boys. So how does bullying differ between boys and girls?
Cyberbullying is a prevalent discussion topic in today’s popular culture and news cycles. It is disappointing to note that while there is much discussion, there doesn’t seem to be many solutions presented at large, and while this is representative of the information at the surface level, there has been a tremendous amount of scholarly research done on this very topic.