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#Cyber Bullying

# cyber-bullying - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

An increasing number of children are sharing nude or sexually explicit photos on social media

The committee was told about a girl wanted to take her own life after an ex-boyfriend shared images of her without her permission.

# cyber-bullying - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

'Could do better': Criticism over funding as Facebook launches new countrywide anti-bullying project

Facebook and DCU have launched a new anti-bullying training programme for secondary schools.

# cyber-bullying - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Detective says he still fears for his family after being labelled 'corrupt' and 'evil' by jailed stalker

Conor Gilmartin suffered years of abuse at the hands of trolls.

# cyber-bullying - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Controversial 'bullying' app SimSimi goes offline in Ireland

The bot now replies “I do not talk in Ireland for a while” after every message it receives.

# cyber-bullying - Monday 6 February, 2017

Online games mean young children are being cyberbullied long before they get a phone

New research shows that more than one in 10 school children have been cyberbullied.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Lorraine Higgins receives threat to fill her 'rat's mouth with lead'

This is the third death threat the senator has received in the last year.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

10 things to do to make sure your child won't be cyberbullied

You wouldn’t allow a young child to go to an unsupervised disco or house party. Think of your child’s online presence in similar terms.

# cyber-bullying - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

I was called a child abuser for conceiving through IVF - and it hasn't ended there

Dil Wickremasinghe outlines the attacks she has suffered on social media relating to her pregnancy – and the social stigma they illustrate.

# cyber-bullying - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Bullying will happen, but schools can limit it by listening to young people

Don’t sweep bullying under the carpet – young people, parents and teachers must all talk about it openly.

# cyber-bullying - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Good news -- Twitter's CEO has vowed to start dealing with trolls Trolls

Good news -- Twitter's CEO has vowed to start dealing with trolls

Comments come after last week’s episode of This American Life.

# cyber-bullying - Friday 16 January, 2015 is cleaning up its act ... with a little help from this Irish expert is cleaning up its act ... with a little help from this Irish expert

The controversial site moved to Dublin last year — a move that caused some concern amongst ministers.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Labour Senator deletes Facebook page after being told she 'should have been aborted'

Lorraine Higgins also received death threats.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 4 November, 2014 is planning to move to Ireland and at least one minister isn't happy

Charlie Flanagan wants the issue discussed by Government.

# cyber-bullying - Monday 27 October, 2014

Labour TD: Internet trolls are cowards and should get up to two years in prison

Seán Kenny is calling on Ireland to follow in the footsteps of the UK.

# cyber-bullying - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Mairía Cahill blog allegations 'shameful and cruel'

Cahill called on Sinn Féin to condemn the post.

# cyber-bullying - Monday 1 September, 2014

# cyber-bullying - Saturday 9 August, 2014

A 13-year-old has figured out a way to stop cyber-bullying

Need some inspiration? Read on… Trisha Prabhu will get you off that couch.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Primary school kids MUST be taught the dangers of cyber-bullying, Govt advised

However, the Government body set up to advise the Cabinet on the issue says that criminalising minors for cyber-bullying offences is NOT the way forward.

'Hatchet' threat against MEP candidate to be examined --- Rabbitte

Labour senator Lorraine Higgins was told she would be “hatcheted in the face” during the recent European election campaign.

Pornography is no longer the biggest online worry for parents

A new survey has found that three in ten parents don’t monitor their children’s online activities.

# cyber-bullying - Monday 3 March, 2014

Column: Children don't understand the consequences of sexting

Children as young as 10 have engaged in ‘sexting’ – sending explicit images or texts to another person — but they are distanced from the reality of what they are doing, writes Dr Maureen Griffin.

# cyber-bullying - Monday 24 February, 2014

One in ten students have cyberbullied another

New research also shows that three quarters of parents do not check their children’s online activity every day.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Column: Facebook's early childhood was... complicated.

Our relationship with Facebook has waxed and waned over these years as we oscillate between loving, adoring and depending on it, to needing to self-impose several ‘breaks’ from it as it drives us crazy, writes Colman Noctor.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Two thirds of students say they know someone who died by suicide

Half of the 1,400 young people surveyed said they had witnessed bullying online, while a large number admitted saying things on the internet that they never would in person.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

One in seven children subjected to cyber bullying in last three months

One in 11 adolescents admitted to cyber bullying other people in the same time frame.

# cyber-bullying - Monday 26 August, 2013

Poll: Should schools be responsible for tackling cyber bullying? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should schools be responsible for tackling cyber bullying?

An anti-bullying expert has said primary schools need to take a more pro-active approach to cyber-bullying. Do you think it should be their responsibility?

Time to act on bullying before tragedy hits primary schools, says expert

Marion Flanagan has said that there needs to be an approach involving parents, schools and the children themselves to tackle bullying.

# cyber-bullying - Saturday 3 August, 2013

General Manager of Twitter UK apologises to people who have received abusive messages

Twitter will change how it handles abuse reports and says that it will work harder to protect users.

# cyber-bullying - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Column: What Irish companies need to know about cyberbullies in the workplace

With new media comes new risks, writes Julie O’Neill who says many employers might not know they could be liable for statements made by their employees outside of working hours.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

28 students suspended for 'Liking' explicit post about teacher

A Co Limerick school has suspended 28 students after liking a Facebook update referring to a teacher’s personal life.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Bullied: Your stories of bullying in school

We asked and you told us. Here are your stories about bullying in school.

# cyber-bullying - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Video: 'I'm not ruling anything out' - Micheál Martin on Fine Gael or Sinn Féin coalition Micheál Martin This post contains videos

Video: 'I'm not ruling anything out' - Micheál Martin on Fine Gael or Sinn Féin coalition

The Fianna Fáil leader also explained why his party didn’t introduce a property tax when in government and outlined his views on social media in a wide-ranging interview with this week.

# cyber-bullying - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Column: Politicians should engage in social media, not regulate it

Some fear social media because they misunderstand it or fear power being transferred from the few to the many but it needs no more or no less regulation than our existing methods, argues junior minister Ciarán Cannon.

# cyber-bullying - Friday 4 January, 2013

Column: Social media has society in a panic. What does that tell us?

There is a political lesson behind the widespread condemnations of social media, writes Gavan Titley.

# cyber-bullying - Friday 28 December, 2012

Poll: Should social media users be able to comment anonymously? Your Say This post contains a poll

# cyber-bullying - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Twitter-based #depressionhurts campaign gets in gear

Social media enterprise has no budget but its volunteers are reaching out to those affected by depression or bullying.

# cyber-bullying - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Column: I was a school bully. This is how I felt.

I bullied others under the cover of ‘craic’ – and I know the profound effects it can have, writes Rick Nash.

# cyber-bullying - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Column: Online bullying is fuelled by changes in our culture

Some children may be missing out on a key stage of development, writes psychotherapist Joanna Fortune.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Schools receive guidance to prevent cyber-bullying

The Joint Managerial Body has provided advice to schools and teachers about Twitter, Facebook and other social media.

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