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Cyberbullying news stories - Page 3

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Government
Cyber bullying bill to be debated at Parliament today
The bill is to mitigate harm caused by digital communications and to provide victims of harmful digital communications with a means of redress.
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Gaming
Social media really can get you fired
New Zealand X Factor judges Natalia Kills and Willy Moon sacked following bullying behaviour
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Cyberbullying
Students share their thoughts on bullying as CensusAtSchool launches
“Bullying of any type – whether its verbal bullying or cyber-bullying – can have a huge and negative impact on children’s learning.”
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Cyberbullying
Rapid changes in digital universe exposing young Kiwis to cyber threats
“Young people are disproportionately affected by online challenges such as aggressive or bullying online communications,”
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Internet
Online bullying affecting adolescent mental health
the distinctive properties of an online environment introduce new dynamics that distinguish bullying from its offline variety.
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Gaming
New anti-bullying computer game to promote cultural change in schools
Cyberbullying and the links between violent computer games and real-life violence are all too frequent headline topics
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Cyberbullying
New Aussie laws do more to protect cyber bullying victims
Online bullying was for a long time merely frowned upon, but governments around the world are putting laws in place to protect people from online attacks
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AVG Technologies
AVG: NZ teachers need online safety support...
"Today’s teachers are not only using the internet regularly as part of their lessons, they are increasingly having to deal with the wider issues it generates and quite often, without any formal training."
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Symantec
Parents in the dark over cyberbullying
Twice as many girls as boys are being bullied online according to a new study – but both sexes are being equally affected by cybercrime and/or negative online experiences.
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Education
Website to help battle bullying
A long-awaited interactive website has been launched to help combat bullying in the Mid Canterbury region.
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Cloud
Cyberbullying more common with girls
A survey of New Zealand schools finds girls are believed to be more likely to carry out cyberbullying.
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Cyberbullying
Schools urged to ban Ask.fm
Schools are being urged to block social networking site Ask.fm following its links to cyber bullying of New Zealand students and the recent suicides of two British teenagers.
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Government
Govt debates online bullying agency
Justice Minister Judith Collins believes New Zealand should move with the tech times in response to bullying online.
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Cyberbullying
Facebook launches new anti-bullying page
Social networking reaffirms commitment to cyber-safety with a new page in their Family Safety Center.
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Bitdefender
Teenage boys most monitored on Facebook
Latest findings show parents are more protective of boys than girls on social networking sites, especially during back-to-school seasons.
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Cyberbullying
NetSafe calls for industry support over cyberbullying
NetSafe looks to find an internet age solution to the internet age problem of cyberbullying.
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Cloud
Google to fight YouTube bullies
Internet search engine wants to name names in a bid to stop YouTube comments abuse.
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Cyberbullying
Use experience, not apps to deal with cyberbullying: expert
Cyberbullying is as real and as harmful as bullying in the real world, and online safety group NetSafe is taking steps to address the issue.