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Instagram branded worst cyberbullying platform

If 'likes' are Instagram’s currency, having none of them can be humiliating. Worse yet, vicious comments, ‘hate’ accounts and sharing and doctoring of people's photos without permission can be damaging at best, and life-threatening at worst. While the latter situation is ...

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Snapchat joins fight against cyber-bullying

Snapchat, used by teens in schools all over Australia, has joined the Children's eSafety Commissioner’s fight against cyber-bullying. Andree Wright, acting Children's eSafety Commissioner, said Snapchat would now work with the office to remove cyber-bullying material posted on the app. The ...

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Bullying goes under-reported

Teachers and parents often don’t recognise earmarks of the behaviour. By Dallas Bastian.  One in three children aged 10 to 11 are being picked on or bullied and teachers and parents are under-reporting incidents, a large-scale study has found. The ...

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Education the key to safety online

  Classes to encourage students to become responsible digital citizens are meeting a growing need. By Fran Molloy. "The secret is actually to talk about it. Talk about the scenarios and question students, get them to engage in decision-making in ...

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New bullying campaign

One in 10 Australian children have experienced online bullying and a quarter of those are being cyber-bullied once every few weeks, according to an expert. Speaking to students at a Sydney high school at the launch of the national BackMeUp campaign on Tuesday, ...

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