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Cyberbullying

Teenagers Using Smartphones

‘Yik Yak’ App Disabled In Chicago After Schools Warn Of Cyberbullying Danger

Some local schools have begun warning parents of a new smartphone app that kids can use to anonymously post vicious and nasty comments about each other.

03/06/2014

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Talking To Your Kids About Bullying

Being the victim of a relentless bully can be a distraction and even a danger to kids. As a parent, it is important to recognize the signs of bullying, know how to talk to your children about bullies and establish an appropriate reaction to a bully situation.

08/01/2012

Bullying

Study: 21 Percent Of Illinois Students Report Being Bullied At School

A survey of Illinois high school students indicates that younger white teenage girls are the most likely of any demographic to be bullied.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

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Field Museum Hosts Town Hall On Cyberbullying

Experts say forms of digital harassment have increased significantly with the usage of social media, especially among youth and young adults. But one media giant is taking an active step in educating web users about Internet safety.

10/19/2011

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Two North Suburban Girls Charged With Cyberbullying

Two middle school students have been charged with harassment in an alleged case of cyberbullying against a female classmate.

01/03/2011