AT&T Launches New Program To Help Parents, Kids Deal With Cyberbullying

AT&T’s new “Digital You” program aims to instruct people how to avoid trolls and bullies online.

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Expert Says Social Media Has Taken Bullying To New Level

Social media and bullying can be a volatile combination. Author and journalist Carrie Goldman has studied the issue for five years.



Privacy Advocates Worry New State Cyberbullying Law Goes Too Far

It’s supposed to keep our kids safe, but a new state law aimed at curbing cyberbullying is coming under fire with some saying it goes too far.


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Three Warren High School Students Charged In Sexting Incident

Three Warren High School students have been charged in connection with cyberbullying and sexting another student.


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‘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.


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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.



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.


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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.