What is Online Bullying?
Online Bullying, sometimes referred to as Cyberbulling, is the use of technology like mobile phones, instant messaging applications, e-mail, chat rooms (including within games) or social networking sites to harass, threaten or intimidate someone. A key concern is the accessibility of connected technology has grown leading to the phenomenon of people being continuously 'available' to recieve messages and so on in day to day activity which is open to abuse by some individuals.
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Latest Online Bullying Articles
Anti-Bullying Tips from the Professionals Online Safety Helpline
8 years on the frontline of online safety issues in the children's workforce has equipped the POSH practitioners with a unique insight into bullying online. Here, they share their expert advice.
14th November 2019
Trick or treat – tackling online horror stories
There are some scary sights online, with ghouls and demons lurking in dark corners hoping to steal your information or ruin your day. Proton packs at the ready, it's time to exorcise some digital ghosts.
28th October 2019
Top tips to set up a whole-school strategy to hack online hate
Tackling online hate speech with young people ideally goes beyond the classroom, as part of a collaborative effort involving many different education stakeholders.
2nd October 2019
Register for the SELMA Hacking hate MOOC!
Registration for the SELMA Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) “Hacking hate – How to empower young people to understand and disrupt online hate” is now open. Starting on 16 September 2019, it will target teachers, school leaders, social and youth workers, parents and anyone interested in the topic.
28th June 2019