All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘cyberbullying’

Rumer Willis Opens Up About Ongoing Cyberbullying That Continues Despite ‘DWTS’ Win

Rumer Willis says she continues to struggle with on-line bullying despite winning Dancing with the Stars last season. However, the 26-year-old actress says she is learning to cope with the haters out there. Bullying is not a new thing for Rumer Willis, however, one would think her big win on DWTS would have curtailed the attacks. Not so much, according …

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Kids Read Mean Tweets, Reminds Us Bullies Suck

On Jimmy Kimmel Live! there’s an ongoing skit segment where “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets”, showcasing (as the name suggests) superstars reading hurtful tweets from average schmucks. Since celebrities are too privileged to bear the weight of feelings, it’s a good chuckle for us, reminding them that before they drove around in their golden Lamborghinis and swam in Luis Vuitton pools full of …

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Monica Lewinsky Steps Back Into Public Spotlight To Fight Cyberbullying

Returning back to the limelight is Monica Lewinsky, the ex-White House intern who had a sexual relationship with President Bill Clinton. Lewinsky has been slowly reemerging in the public eye by writing and delivering speeches, and she has even joined social media by making an official Twitter account on Monday, October 20. After one day of making the account @MonicaLewinsky, …

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‘Severe’ Online Harassment Affects Nearly Half of Those Targeted

If you’re active on social media, discussion sites, or comment boards, there’s a very high probability that you’re familiar with online harassment – whether you’ve experienced it or simply witnessed it. People can be terrible, and when you give them a cloak of anonymity things become even worse. Pew Research Center has just put out their first-ever survey entirety focused …

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Monica Lewinsky Talks Falling in Love With Bill Clinton

Monica Lewinsky has a new goal in life–ending cyber bullying. But in the meantime she has managed to rehash–a.k.a. justify–her actions while serving as an intern under former President Bill Clinton. Lewinsky spoke Monday at the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia, labeling herself the first genuine target of cyber bullying. “Overnight, I went from being a completely private figure, …

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Monica Lewinsky Joins Twitter, Thousands Follow

It seems that at 41-years-old, Monica Lewinsky is ready for her second act. The most famous former intern ever, announced herself to the Twitter world today with a simple tweet, “#HereWeGo.” She followed that an hour later with another tweet, “excited (and nervous) to speak to #Under30Summit.” In just under five hours, Lewinsky already has over 20,000 followers, and she’s …

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Cyberbullying: Two Texas Parents Had Enough

It seems the parents of a Texas high school student are fed up with their daughter being cyberbullied, and they’re doing something about it through the legal system. Reymundo Esquivel and Shellie Tingle-Esquivel are suing several teenage boys for including their daughter in an Instagram post entitled “2014 Klein Hoes.” They’re also suing the teens’ parents for negligence. According to …

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Rebecca Sedwick Suicide: 2 Bullies Arrested

Last month, 12 year old Rebecca Sedwick messaged a friend and told him, “I’m jumping and I can’t take it anymore.” Following that message, Sedwick went to a nearby silo and jumped, ending her life. This morning, police in Polk County, Florida arrested 2 suspects for aggravated stalking of Sedwick. The two girls, one aged 14 and the other aged …

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Facebook Brag Leads to Teens’ Arrest in Florida Bullying Case That Led to 12-Year-Old’s Suicide

Two Florida teens have been arrested and charged with felony aggravated stalking in correlation with the suicide of 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick, who jumped off a concrete silo last month. Authorities say that it was excessive bullying, both online and in-person, that led to her suicide. Two girls, a 12-year-old and a 14-year-old, have been arrested as the main actors in …

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Anonymous’ Latest Target Is Revenge Porn Magnate Hunter Moore

Does the name Hunter Moore mean anything to you? Chances are you never heard of the guy. He runs a site that allows people to upload information on ex-lovers, including their names, social media profiles, photos and other details in an attempt to have the person stalked online. Now he’s moving to physical stalking by posting a person’s physical address, …

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Should Parents Be Held Responsible For Their Child’s Online Behavior?

The Internet is a big, dangerous place where kids can get in all kinds of trouble. That’s at least the line fed to us by various groups that advocate parents take a stricter approach in monitoring their children’s Internet usage. It’s a noble sentiment, but can parents be held responsible for their child’s actions online? It’s an interesting question, and …

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Facebook Ramps Up Its Anti-Bullying Initiative

In honor of Bullying Prevention Month, Facebook it taking a few steps to insert itself deeper into the cause, including the launch of a new bullying resource page and the backing of a national ad campaign for bullying prevention. “For years we have worked to create policies, programs and tools to foster, accountability and trust in our community. These tools …

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