Monica Lewinsky says she was “patient zero” in a cyberbullying epidemic that has since been blamed for teen suicides and celebrity exploitation.
Nineteen-year-old Jamel Hudson, a Hofstra University student who can dance, sing and play numerous instruments, electrified fourth-graders in Brentwood on Tuesday.
The site has been acquired by the owners of Ask.com, whose chief executive, Doug Leeds, says the focus is ensuring a safer and more enjoyable experience for users.
With the help of the app Yik Yak, nameless users across the country are making shooting and bomb threats, causing school lockdowns and even evacuations.
Tyler Clementi’s mother, Jane, and brother, James, linked arm in arm with the walkers and made their way across the span for the first time since Tyler jumped from the bridge in 2010.
Clementi was a victim of cyberbullying. The 18-year-old committed suicide in 2010 after he learned that two students recorded him on a webcam kissing another man.
Schools in 36 districts across Connecticut will receive $5 million in state grants to improve security in response to the Newtown school shootings, Malloy announced Wednesday.
Police say a 12-year-old girl who was found hanged left a suicide note that spoke of being bullied online. The girl was found dead in her home Wednesday afternoon by her family.
On the attack against cyberbullying, concerned parents in Clarkstown have been calling police and school officials after some recent anonymous online postings.
The Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act would require all colleges and universities that receive federal student aid to have in place anti-harassment policies.
Students said postings on the photo sharing network Instagram showed pictures of female classmates with hurtful and mean-spirited captions.
Being the victim of a relentless bully can be a distraction and even a danger to kids. As a parent, it is important to recognize the signs of bullying, know how to talk to your children about bullies and establish an appropriate reaction to a bully situation.
Joseph Clementi says his family is on a mission to not only raise awareness of cyber-bullying, but to encourage students to be more responsible in their personal and digital lives.
Ravi faces 15 charges, including bias intimidation and invasion of privacy, for the September 2010 incident. Those charges could land Ravi in prison for 10 years, if convicted.
State Sen. Jeffrey Klein is proposing statewide legislation to expand second-degree manslaughter to include “bullycide.” The crime would be considered a felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison.