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#Cyberbullying

# cyberbullying - This year 2022

Japan introduces up to one-year jail time for cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

Japan introduces up to one-year jail time for cyberbullying

Jul 7th 2022, 10:10 PM 10,889 Views 11 Comments

Hana Kimura’s death in 2020 prompted calls for stronger regulation of online abuse.

# cyberbullying - All time

Cyberbullying rates in Ireland soared by '28% during lockdown'
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying rates in Ireland soared by '28% during lockdown'

Nov 5th 2020, 10:29 PM 11,341 Views 10 Comments

The younger children were, the more likely they were to be victims, the study found.

Internet companies who break online safety rules could be blocked in Ireland under new law
# Online Safety Act
# Online Safety Act

Internet companies who break online safety rules could be blocked in Ireland under new law

Jan 10th 2020, 7:48 AM 9,875 Views 16 Comments

The proposed online safety legislation is being launched by the Government today.

'Embarrassing and nasty': Teachers report high levels of anxiety and stress due to cyberbullying by pupils
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

'Embarrassing and nasty': Teachers report high levels of anxiety and stress due to cyberbullying by pupils

Nov 8th 2018, 10:58 AM 16,148 Views 26 Comments

There have been calls for more resources for teachers.

Melania Trump says she may be the world's 'most bullied' person
# FLOTUS
# FLOTUS

Melania Trump says she may be the world's 'most bullied' person

Oct 11th 2018, 10:18 PM 53,408 Views 38 Comments

The US First Lady said in an interview with ABC News that she could certainly be “one of them, if you really see what people saying about me”.

No charges to be brought in relation to boy (17) who killed himself after alleged cyberbullying
# Dublin
# Dublin

No charges to be brought in relation to boy (17) who killed himself after alleged cyberbullying

Jan 18th 2018, 1:04 PM 23,624 Views 40 Comments

The mother of the teenager says laws need to change to protect children from online predators.

13% of secondary school students have sent a nude or semi-nude video of themselves
# Sexting
# Sexting

13% of secondary school students have sent a nude or semi-nude video of themselves

Jan 10th 2018, 11:08 PM 18,241 Views 57 Comments

Males are more likely than females to engage in sexting, a new survey has found.

Cyberbullying: 'Girls' lives can be ripped apart by angry boys who can't have them'
# Revenge Porn
# Revenge Porn

Cyberbullying: 'Girls' lives can be ripped apart by angry boys who can't have them'

Aug 27th 2017, 3:30 PM 21,040 Views 82 Comments

We need to be watchful of the dark side of human nature that is prone to destroying others so they can feel superior, writes Stella O’Malley.

Face-to-face bullying is still far more common than cyberbullying
# Study
# Study

Face-to-face bullying is still far more common than cyberbullying

Jul 12th 2017, 6:09 AM 6,096 Views 3 Comments

Much of the focus in recent years has been on cyberbullying.

Ed Sheeran says he is quitting Twitter after receiving hateful comments
# Cyberbullying
From The Daily Edge
# Cyberbullying

Ed Sheeran says he is quitting Twitter after receiving hateful comments

Jul 4th 2017, 9:07 AM 4,699 Views 5 Comments

His profile now consists only of tweets generated by Instagram posts.

'We just couldn't keep up with what the phone could do' - The trouble of keeping kids safe online
# Safer Internet Day
# Safer Internet Day

'We just couldn't keep up with what the phone could do' - The trouble of keeping kids safe online

Feb 7th 2017, 6:05 AM 9,808 Views 10 Comments

Mobile phones and teenagers’ internet habits have changed dramatically over the past decade.

Three challenges of being an exceptionally gifted child - cyberbullying, underachieving and money
# Centre For Talented Youth
# Centre For Talented Youth

Three challenges of being an exceptionally gifted child - cyberbullying, underachieving and money

Oct 8th 2016, 6:20 AM 16,900 Views 22 Comments

“If we were talking about ensuring that children with learning difficulties were getting the best education they possibly could – this wouldn’t even be questioned.”

Over half of cyberbullying cases happen to Irish children on Facebook
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

Over half of cyberbullying cases happen to Irish children on Facebook

Aug 2nd 2016, 1:59 PM 7,149 Views 37 Comments

The survey also found that over half of cyber-bullying happens to children on Facebook.

Why isn't 'revenge porn' illegal in Ireland?
# Harassment
# Harassment

Why isn't 'revenge porn' illegal in Ireland?

Jun 23rd 2016, 7:20 AM 16,825 Views 28 Comments

Recent cases have highlighted the gaps in the law around cyber harassment.

Jack Chambers has taken some heat on social media, but public figures get criticised all the time
# Opinion
# Opinion

Jack Chambers has taken some heat on social media, but public figures get criticised all the time

Mar 20th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,106 Views 34 Comments

Columnist Julien Mercille writes that if we start policing the internet for online abuse we can say goodbye to freedom of speech.

Alan Shatter has a lot to say about 'venomous' online abuse
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

Alan Shatter has a lot to say about 'venomous' online abuse

Feb 6th 2016, 8:30 PM 18,633 Views 118 Comments

“I think we have a problem here.”

One in five children in first class have spoken to a stranger online
# Internet Access
# Internet Access

One in five children in first class have spoken to a stranger online

Jan 4th 2016, 10:57 AM 9,003 Views 21 Comments

“Many young people will find ways of accessing what is forbidden to them.”

'We can’t have a law that excludes things just because somebody’s offended'
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

'We can’t have a law that excludes things just because somebody’s offended'

Dec 10th 2015, 9:00 PM 14,978 Views 45 Comments

Communications Minister Alex White has spoken out against proposals from some within his own party to legislate against cyberbullying.

Under 15 Irish basketball team called 'outrageous' names in racist online rant
# N-word
# N-word

Under 15 Irish basketball team called 'outrageous' names in racist online rant

Sep 28th 2015, 9:23 AM 26,599 Views 44 Comments

Ask.fm is in the spotlight again.

Here's what happened when a TV presenter posted naked photos of herself online
# Revenge Porn
# Revenge Porn

Here's what happened when a TV presenter posted naked photos of herself online

Aug 18th 2015, 1:16 PM 58,427 Views 66 Comments

Anna Richardson got an insight into the world of revenge porn.

Senators want to criminalise offending people online – and they're dangerously misguided
# Opinion
# Opinion

Senators want to criminalise offending people online – and they're dangerously misguided

Jul 11th 2015, 8:00 AM 96 Views 97 Comments

Without the freedom to offend, freedom of expression does not exist.

Fidelma Healy-Eames: Wiffy is French for wifi
# Quelle Surprise
# Quelle Surprise

Fidelma Healy-Eames: Wiffy is French for wifi

Jul 6th 2015, 11:32 AM 39,557 Views 127 Comments

The senator said the ‘mispronunciation’ incident has kickstarted her General Election campaign.

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jul 1st 2015, 11:27 PM 53,529 Views 21 Comments

The Greek bailout, a swarm of bees and a protest outside the Dáil had people talking today.

Senator says cyberbullying bill could silence people like Mairia Cahill
# Freedom Of Speech
# Freedom Of Speech

Senator says cyberbullying bill could silence people like Mairia Cahill

Jul 1st 2015, 8:07 PM 21,392 Views 121 Comments

Under the proposed law, a person could face 12 months in jail or a €5,000 fine.

Nigerian gang blackmailed teen who took his own life
# Extortion
# Extortion

Nigerian gang blackmailed teen who took his own life

Jun 16th 2015, 9:17 AM 42,622 Views 38 Comments

Ronan Hughes was tricked into sending explicit photos of himself which the scammers threatened to send to his Facebook friends.

'I received death threats and constant torture': Cyberbullying victims speak out
# In Their Own Words
# In Their Own Words

'I received death threats and constant torture': Cyberbullying victims speak out

May 31st 2015, 8:00 PM 14,757 Views 44 Comments

Young people want more regulation in the area.

Senator cracks down on cyberbullying after being told she'd be 'hatcheted in the face'
# Death Threats
# Death Threats

Senator cracks down on cyberbullying after being told she'd be 'hatcheted in the face'

Apr 16th 2015, 4:07 PM 15,959 Views 127 Comments

Lorraine Higgins was also told she should have been aborted.

Senator told her head would be ripped off and shoved 'where the sun don't shine'
# Threats
# Threats

Senator told her head would be ripped off and shoved 'where the sun don't shine'

Mar 19th 2015, 11:01 AM 24,482 Views 157 Comments

Lorraine Higgins said she believes the threat was a direct result of comments she made about jailed water protesters on Prime Time.

Kids read mean tweets about themselves and it's heartbreaking
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

Kids read mean tweets about themselves and it's heartbreaking

Mar 17th 2015, 10:51 AM 15,818 Views 44 Comments

Incredibly sad and powerful.

New CEO of Ask.fm commits to making the site safer for users
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

New CEO of Ask.fm commits to making the site safer for users

Nov 5th 2014, 1:47 PM 5,989 Views 11 Comments

Speaking this morning, Doug Leeds specified a number of areas the site will be focusing on improving security in.

What happens on Ask.fm?
# Ask And Answer
# Ask And Answer

What happens on Ask.fm?

Nov 5th 2014, 10:49 AM 10,647 Views 24 Comments

From the banal to the bizarre to the bullying.

Ask.fm is moving its HQ to Ireland
# Controversial Site
# Controversial Site

Ask.fm is moving its HQ to Ireland

Nov 3rd 2014, 12:56 PM 9,759 Views 14 Comments

The controversial website says that they’ve updated their safety policies.

Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter and launches a mission to end cyberbullying
# Trolling
# Trolling

Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter and launches a mission to end cyberbullying

Oct 20th 2014, 4:57 PM 19,182 Views 50 Comments

“I was the first person to have their reputation completely destroyed worldwide via the Internet.”

Facebook to drag queens: 'Sorry for forcing you to use your real names'
# Dislike
# Dislike

Facebook to drag queens: 'Sorry for forcing you to use your real names'

Oct 2nd 2014, 10:45 AM 7,999 Views 23 Comments

“By forcing us to use our ‘real’ names, it opens the door to abuse and violence.”

The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals
# SCHOOL DAYS
# SCHOOL DAYS

The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals

Sep 1st 2014, 6:58 PM 7,665 Views 36 Comments

At both junior and senior cycle.

A 13-year-old has figured out a way to stop cyber-bullying
# Young Brilliant Minds
# Young Brilliant Minds

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

Aug 9th 2014, 4:00 PM 35,871 Views 18 Comments

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

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?
# CyberPsychology
# CyberPsychology

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?

Apr 14th 2014, 1:00 PM 1,115 Views 18 Comments

There are serious legal, ethical and philosophical challenges to protecting children in this technological age, writes Mary Aiken.

Column: Children don't understand the consequences of sexting
# Explicit Images
# Explicit Images

Column: Children don't understand the consequences of sexting

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 2,442 Views 27 Comments

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.

One in ten students have cyberbullied another
# Online
# Online

One in ten students have cyberbullied another

Feb 24th 2014, 9:45 PM 11,751 Views 51 Comments

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

Social media: the good, the bad and the ugly
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

Social media: the good, the bad and the ugly

Jan 24th 2014, 3:31 PM 13,029 Views 17 Comments

The Dáil discussed all aspects of social media this afternoon, from how Skype is keeping Irish families in touch at a time of emigration to the effects of cyberbullying.

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