Tag: cyberbullying

What adults call texting, kids call talking. They “talk" on their phones via chat, social comments, snaps, posts, tweets, and direct messages. And they are talking most of the time — tap, tap, tap — much like background music. In all this “talking" a language, or code, emerges just as it has for every generation only today that ...
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[caption id="attachment_94371" align="alignright" width="320"] This eerie image is connected to the alleged Momo challenge causing panic among parents.[/caption] Editor’s Note: This blog post includes disturbing content and mentions of suicide. Internet challenges have been going on for years. They can be fun and harmless, or they can be dim-witted and even deadly. The latest challenge ...
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Am I the only one? When I hear or see the word Artificial Intelligence (AI), my mind instantly defaults to images from sci-fi movies I’ve seen like I, Robot, Matrix, and Ex Machina. There’s always been a futuristic element — and self-imposed distance — between AI and myself. But AI is anything but futuristic or ...
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In my last piece, I broke down the who, what, and how of cyberbullying, as most people are unaware of how the problem actually takes a variety of forms. With multiple types of cyberbullies and methods for digital bullying impacting kids today, the phenomenon’s effect on society is nothing short of powerful. In fact, according ...
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