Category Archives: Cyberbullying

Bullying and the law

January 10th, 2019: When it comes to bullying, be it on- or offline, victims and parents of victims often wonder if the consequences for the bullies are adequate to the potential damage of the bullying. Bullying can cause severe mental … Continue reading

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Six-year-old​ girl ends up in the hospital as a result of bullying

November 2nd, 2018: The Cambridgeshirelive reports that Sophia Golledge, a six-year-old girl from the Cambridge area in the UK, ended up in the hospital with vomiting, stomach cramps, and infection, after being relentlessly bullied in school. Sophia had befriended another girl in … Continue reading

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Twitter has a new approach to fight bullying and harassment

  June 3rd, 2018: Last month Twitter announced that it is putting in place new measures to fight bullying on this social media platform. Twitter, like Instagram and Facebook, is under pressure to develop ways to reduce the bullying and … Continue reading

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New Instagram anti-bullying and anti-harassment filter

May 28th, 2018: Instagram has introduced a new filter which detects and filters out abusive and harassing comments that are posted in reply to photographs and videos posted on this social media platform. Instagram also plans to review accounts that … Continue reading

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New anti-bullying and anti-harassment guidelines introduced for the entertainment industry

  February 17th, 2018: on the wake of the allegations of sexual assault and harassment in the film and sport industries, and following the coming together of the #metoo movement, new guidelines have been proposed for the film industry in … Continue reading

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Bullied 8 year old says that she wants to die

  February 10th, 2018: The International Business Time reports yet again a story of bullying in a school this time targeting 8 years old Millie from Tuebrook, Liverpool, UK. Millie’s mother Naomi O’Neill found a handwritten note on Millie’s bed … Continue reading

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Heads Together Campaign

August 2nd, 2017: Heads Together is a campaign launched by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and by Prince Harry to end the stigma attached to mental health. While doing their charitable work with veterans, the homeless and people from … Continue reading

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