Stop the Cyberbully Without Discipline Or Suspension.

Parents, teachers, school administrators, bystanders and kids, add “restorative conferences” to your toolbox to mitigate cyberbullying situations. It’s a breath of fresh air! I have always believed that the traditional methods of dealing with cyberbullying DO NOT WORK. Punishing the cyberbully instigator, for the most part, will do no justice to the cause. Statistics indicate […] ...

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Respectful and Responsible:85 Anti-Cyberbully Recommendations

Every parent, school administrator and politician needs to read the 105 page report, titled, “Respectful and Responsible Relationships:There’s No App For That”. It was written by a Nova Scotia task force for Bullying and Cyberbulling, contains 85 recommendations (to be exact) to fix the bully and cyberbully situation. The report is a breath of fresh […] ...

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Kids Safety On The Internet – Internet To Blame?

I cannot blame technology, the Internet included, for your kids safety (or unsafety) on the Internet. I have spent more than twenty five years in the technical field, and it would be ironic and shameful if I was promoting something that was putting my kid in danger. However, something is to blame, and I tend […] ...

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How Can I Upload Photos – Internet Safety For Kids

I watch trends very carefully. You know what the say “The proof is in the pudding”. Google already has tens of millions of monthly search terms related to people wanting to do something with photos – upload, download, create,  how to, view, tag, share, etc. It gets even more interesting when you look at the […] ...

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Facebook Cyber bully – It Does Get Better Project

By now I am sure you have heard of the Jamey Rodemeyer story – a story of a 14 year old kid that committed suicide due to the cyber bullying on the various social networks. It’s nice to know that the heavy weights, like Google & Facebook are supporting the “It Gets Better Project”. Here […] ...

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Amber Cole – Stop This Cyber Bullying

Just as I finish one article on cyber bullying another hits my desk. The situation is really not good. Instead of rehashing a situation about Amber Cole, which I hope is not a suicide in the making, please read Veronica Miller’s article about Amber Cole. It is a well written article. However, in short, this […] ...

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Children Empathy Beat The Bully?

Any kid that dies from cyber bullying or bullying in general is 1 kid too many. There are more than 5,000 teen deaths yearly for all types of reasons, but there is a strong correlation between bullying & suicide. The most recent teen suicide, which you may recall, came to me as a Twitter Tweet […] ...

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Cyber Bullied into Cosmetic Surgery

What does cosmetic surgery have to do with cyber bullying? Nicolette, a 13 year old took radical steps to address online bullying, and elected to have cosmetic surgery to change her appearance. Even though Nicolette says that teasing is a part of adolescence (which, by the way, I disagree with), she says Facebook magnified the […] ...

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Anti Bully Campaign – Flashmob Dancing

You are in for a treat when you watch this video. Enjoy! All in the name of creating anti bully awareness. If you enjoyed this video please share it with others. Also please do not forget to leave a comment below. ...

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How To Stop A Cyber Bully – Safe & Anonymous

One the big issues with cyber bullying or bullying in general is that most of the incidences do not get reported. If  they do not get reported then it is exceptionally difficult to stop a cyber bully or the act of cyber bullying? Depending on the statistics you look at, the percentage of unreported cases […] ...

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