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Top Online Safety Blogs from Parents Corner – a Bulksms.com initiative

What is Parents Corner? “We recognise that parenting is not easy and that the cellphone has added to the generation gap, especially if you as a parent are perplexed by mobile technology and just can’t get the gist of why thumb culture is so appealing to today’s youth.  Parents Corner aims to provide you with a toolbox …

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What Online Risks Can Young People Face?

CONDUCT Children may be at risk because of their own behaviour, for example, by sharing too much information. • Children need to be aware of the impact that their online activity can have on both themselves and other people, and the digital footprint that they create on the internet. Young people may share too much …

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Common Forms of Cyberbullying

Flaming and Trolling – sending or posting hostile messages intended to “inflame” the emotions of others Happy-Slapping – recording someone being harassed or bullied in a way that usually involves physical abuse, then posting the video online for public viewing Identity Theft/Impersonation – stealing someone’s password and/or hijacking their online accounts to send or post …

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Cyberbullying 2 | 2018 #16DaysOfActivism

How can your organisation help beneficiaries that are being cyber-bullied? RECOGNIZE How do you recognize someone that is being bullied? How do you recognize someone that is a bully? Has your organisation developed an identification process for the above? RESEARCH Are you familiar with the social media apps children are using? Do you monitor online …

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Cyberbullying 1 | 2018 #16DaysOfActivism

CYBERBULLYING FACTS 1 in 3 children aged 9 – 13 have been or are currently either being cyberbullied or are the cyberbully All children will at one point in their schooling career witness an act of bullying Bullying leads to low self-esteem Bullying leads to 15% increase in absenteeism Bullying leads to depression Bullying is …

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