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Similar to grammar check functionality, a red line appears through inflammatory words to highlight bullying behaviour, encouraging online users to reconsider their choice of words.

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To prevent cyberbullying targeted at children, parents and teachers should educate their children about using social media, communicating with friends and strangers over social media and especially about sharing personal information with others.

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Rumuki claims that it's the "fix" for #revengeporn, but it's not. There are still ways for videos and photos to be saved to a device. The only deterrent to revenge porn is a law.

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"For those affected, there is no escape and they are harassed even when in their own personal space. Potentially, vast numbers of people can witness a cyber-bullying incident take place."

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The new ‘safe search’ feature, which will be available on Twitter soon will block potentially abusive or sensitive content from accounts which have been blocked or muted by a user to appear in their search results.

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The teen reportedly began to face a series of progressively threatening harassment on social media. First, the teen started getting some threatening messages on Snapchat, including one where the boys said they knew where he lived.

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It provides concrete measures that they can take, including evidence preservation, copyright registration, restraining orders, and takedown requests to Internet companies—many of which don’t require the often-costly services of a lawyer.

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Under the Dignity for All Students Act, schools are now required to report cyberbullying incidents to state officials, who broke down the online-harassment by category.

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“I see a lot of people try to change whatever they are being bullied about or if one of the popular girls were bullying someone not as popular they tend to … try and change to be like that person.”

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While the data from such studies may not be representative enough to conclude whether or not there has been a dramatic rise in bullying, hate speech and harassment overall, it highlights the importance of having discussions with our children about appropriate ways to engage in political discourse and with those around us in general.
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