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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘bullying’

Kid Reads Hateful YouTube Comments to Show How Bullying Affects People

Kid Reads Hateful YouTube Comments to Show How Bullying Affects People

YouTube is a wonderful thing – arguably one of the top three most important websites in history. YouTube comments, on the other hand, are a cesspool. Sometimes it’s easy to look at the trolling, the virtiol, and the downright stupidity being spewed beneath any given video and think hey, everyone knows it’s YouTube. Nobody actually takes any of it seriously. …

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Reddit Unveils New Anti-Harassment Policy, But What Does It Actually Do?

Reddit, a site that’s basically run by volunteer moderators with minimal tinkering from the higher-ups, says it’s going to get more serious about dealing with harassment. “We have been looking closely at the conversations on reddit and at personal safety. We’ve always encouraged freedom of expression by having a mostly hands-off approach to content shared on our site. Volunteer moderators …

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‘DWTS': Rumer Willis Says She Was Bullied For Having Masculine Features

Rumer Willis opened up about how hard it was being the daughter of one of the most beautiful women in the world. The Dancing with the Stars contestant has been getting positive reviews on the dance floor and gave another inspired performance last April 6. But it was her sincere and open video segment that really tugged at the audience’s …

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Amber Cornwell: Facebook Question Before Suicide

Amber Cornwell, the 16-year-old North Carolina teen who took her own life on December 20th, posed a question to her Facebook friends shortly before her suicide. The Henderson County teen, who is believed to have committed suicide as a result of profound bullying, was laid to rest on the day after Christmas–a day when most teenagers are asking one another …

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Ronin Shimizu: Parents of 12-Year-Old Bullied Suicide Victim Speak Out

Ronin Shimizu’s story is breaking hearts all over the country. We have been told for many years that bullying hurts people more than we realize. But stories like Ronin’s bring that lesson home in a devastating way. Ronin Shimizu killed himself last week. When the story broke, it was learned that Ronin had been the only male cheerleader at his …

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Louisa Manning Gets Sweet Revenge on Bully, and an Apology

Louisa Manning is getting her fifteen minutes of fame for doing what every girl who has ever been made fun of by some heartless jerk wants to do: She grew up pretty, got invited on a date by the guy, and stood him up. Louisa Manning told Buzzfeed that the guy in question had called her names, including “Manbeast” back …

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Kris Jenner and Selena Gomez Talk Anti-Bullying

Kris Jenner and Selena Gomez shared a ride home from LAX after returning from Paris earlier this week, and that could have made for a very stilted conversation. Selena actually offered Kris the ride. Since Selena sort of distanced herself from both of Kris’s daughters–Kylie and Kendall Jenner–following a Coachella incident–she could have held a grudge and blown off the …

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Taylor Swift Reaches Out To Bullied Fan

Bullying is a big problem in school and online and it is estimated that one out of every four kids has been a victim of bullying. Many celebrities are standing up against bullying and asking that their fans stand up for people who are bullied as well. Taylor Swift is one of the many celebs against bullying and she recently …

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Robin Williams’ Daughter Returns To Social Media

After quitting the sites shortly after her father Robin Williams’ death, Zelda Williams has returned to social media. On Monday, September 1, Zelda simply tweeted “Thank You” with a link to a quote by Harvey Fierstein. “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself,” the quote …

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Twitter Says It’ll Work on Its Anti-Abuse Policies

In the aftermath of Robin Williams’ death, his daughter Zelda was pretty much driven off Twitter by a handful of horrible people. Merely hours after her father had hung himself, assholes on Twitter began sending her cruel messages and photoshopped images of her dead father. It was a generally uninspiring moment for humanity. Now, in the wake of that, Twitter …

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Kim Novak Speaks Out On Oscar Bullying

Kim Novak has finally decided to speak out on the extensive bullying and criticism she received during her appearance as a presenter at the Oscars. “It’s time to address the elephant in the room…the Oscars. I was very excited when I was asked to be a presenter on the show. I was excited, yet nervous,” Kim said, in a letter …

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Teacher Fired After Telling Kids to Beat Up Another Student

A middle school teacher in St. Lucie County, Florida was fired just over a year after being accused of ordering a group of students to beat up another student. The attack was caught on a surveillance video, which shows the teacher motioning at two of the boys involved in the assault shortly before it began. The attack happened in March …

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