Tag: cyberbullying

Teens prefer texting to face-to-face communication; a third have been cyber-bullied

We’ve seen a growing concern about the impact on teenagers of smartphone usage in general and social media in particular. A new report makes for disturbing reading in a number of respects, not least that 13-17 year olds now prefer text... Read More

#iWitness @latenightparent

Join Ted Hicks & Rich Valdez as they moderate the #LNPShow that discusses today’s current events, social topics & raising kids in this current time. Ursula and Will Moore – the parents of Devin Moore ​- who ​was the target... Read More

#TheCatchUpEp – @LateNightParent

Listen to “#TheCatchUpEp @latenightparent” on Spreaker. Join Rich Valdez, Dr. Michele Reed and Ted Hicks as they moderate the #LNPShow that discusses the latest trends and game changers in parenting, technology, education, sports &... Read More

Cyberbullying: 71% of young generations feel concerned

Social media plays a major role in the lives of young generations, but beyond ‘likes’ and smiling emojis, there’s a serious downside to digital communications: cyberbullying. Reportlinker conducted a survey on the issue, targeting Millennials and... Read More

Teen Cyberbullying and Social Media Use on the Rise

Cyberbullying is a growing concern for American teens. Cyberbullying occurs when individuals use technology to write aggressive, embarrassing, or hateful messages to/about peers in order to intimidate, harass, shame, and control. Approximately 80% of... Read More

Cyberbullying: What Is It and How to Stop It – @CallerSmart

Cyberbullying affects countless teens and adolescents. A 2015 random sample study of 11-15 year olds in the Midwest found that over 34% reported being the victim of cyberbullying in their lifetime. Other studies have found that 1 in 4 teens have been... Read More

How to Deal With Cyberbullying and Teens – @StudentTutorUSA

Cyberbullying is a very real problem in the world today. With the internet becoming more and more integrated into everyone’s lives, younger students may not grasp the consequences, or even REALIZE what they are doing when they sign in to an online... Read More

Stand for the Silent and TeenSafe Stand Together to Prevent Bullying

Bullying Prevention Organization and Parent Monitoring Service Join to Educate Families About the Realities of Bullying and Cyberbullying Bullying prevention non-profit organization, Stand for the Silent, is pleased to announce its new partnership... Read More

Ask.fm – A Viral App That Offers Users Anonymity Poses Potential Dangers for Kids

Parents need to ask their children if they’re usingAsk.fm on their smartphones or online. If they are, they need to keep a close eye on what their kids are saying in cyberspace and, even more importantly, what others are saying to and about them. In... Read More

Should parents have access to their children’s text messages?

Should parents have access to their children’s text messages?  Republican state Sen. Rich Crandall has proposed a law to require cellphone companies to offer Arizona parents access to their minor children’s texts. Critical thinking and mental... Read More


My wife is an administrator/educator and at a middle school.  Luckily at her school – there is a zero tolerance for bullying.  It’s become the norm across the country.  There are also as many stories published that the “zero – tolerance”... Read More