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Posts Tagged ‘Bullying’

This Twitter Chat Seeks To Help Children Exposed To Violence [INFOGRAPHIC]

We all know that bullying is pretty out of control online, but have you considered where the bullies come from?

Though some may be “born that way,” many children are exposed to violence at home and this teaches them aggressive behavior. Identifying those children in school and helping them is critical.

And this twitter chat focuses on just that – helping children exposed to violence in school.
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Tweeting Nice Things Deflates Bullies, Pass It On

Much like the story of Matt Shankles with his @Lin_Mar_Love account designed to deflate bullies, another teen has taken to Twitter with the intent of spreading kindness instead of hate – and it’s spreading like wildfire.

Is the growing popularity of these “nice” accounts a sign of things to come? We hope so.
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Over 100,000 Bully-Related Tweets Sent Every Week [STUDY]

A new study of what types of tweets people are sending shows that some of us have a mean streak: there are over 100,000 insulting, teasing, and otherwise nasty tweets sent on the network every week.
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Nine Out Of Ten Teens Have Witnessed Mean Or Cruel Behavior On Twitter And Facebook [STUDY]

Bullying in schools has been a problem for years, and now it’s seeping onto students’ social networks.

A new survey from Pew suggests that 88 percent of teens have witnessed mean or cruel behavior on Twitter and Facebook.
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Bullying on Twitter – Celebrities Have Feelings Too!

Type the words, “I hate you” into the Twitter search field. The amount of hatred floating through the Twittersphere is bananas! Wait five minutes after reading some of the results from your search; and brand new Tweets with that phrase will come flooding in. It stings a little to see so much negativity after online campaigns against bullying have been popping up everywhere lately.
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