Cyberbullying

What's behind the Melania Trump curtain?

For a woman who rarely speaks, Melania Trump has been giving us a lot to talk about.<p>On Saturday, the first lady attended the funeral of former first …

Donald Trump

Keeping your kids safe from cyber-bullies

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - Navigating through cyberspace is a daunting task for most parents.<p>These adults are trying to keep children safe from …

Connecticut

There's an app for that: Adama Iwu takes aim at sexual harassment in workplace

Seven months ago Adama Iwu was going about her job as a lobbyist in the western U.S. for VISA, the credit company, when she was groped by a drunken …

Canadian Politics

Is Social Media Moving Towards Blockchain?

Most people today are connected in some way via social media. To be exact, 40% of the world’s population is in possession of a social media account. …

Social Media

Family of young woman who took her own life want cyber-bullying to be made an offence

<b>The family of a young woman, who took her own life after being bullied online, has held a vigil outside Leinster House.</b><p>21-year-old Nicole Fox Fenlon, …

Internet Safety

Schools wrestle with protecting student privacy on Facebook

<b>Amna Nawaz:</b><p>Facebook remains at the center of attention right now over concerns about data privacy and sharing. It’s also hit repeatedly for how it …

Social Media

The Cost of Disruption: When the Internet Turns Against You. Owning Your Truth in the Age of Cyberbullying - SMW Lagos

The internet has dissolved borders, democratized the media landscape, and dramatically expedited the speed at which information is shared among …

Internet Safety

No Ms. Sanders, You Don't Love America By Turning It Into A "Flawed Democracy"

On Saturday, Melania Trump attended First Lady Barbara Bush’s funeral. She was alone because the Bush family didn’t want the president to attend. …

Donald Trump

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Monday.<p><b>1. Aleksandr Kogan, whose quiz obtained millions of users' Facebook profiles for Cambridge Analytica, is considering suing Facebook for defamation.</b> He admitted to violating Facebook's developer policies.<p><b>2. Google is under fire for</b> …

Cambridge Analytica

Emoji Are Ruining Grasp of English, Says Dumbest Language Story of the Week

Poppycock, says Geoff Pullum. Dropping the occasional pictograph into their prose is not going to strip people of the capacity to form sentences.

Language

Letters: Senators set poor example on bullying

“Cyber-bullying,” “internet security,” and “data scrape” are buzz words for the 21st century. All three of these phrases were witnessed in the recent …

Social Media

Cyberbullying makes young people twice as likely to self harm or attempt suicide

Cyberbullying makes young people more than twice as likely to self harm or attempt suicide, a major new study has shown.<p>The growth of social media has left many youngsters vulnerable to online bullying, which can include sending threatening, humiliating of intimidating messages or posting hurtful …

Science

Jeremy Hunt warns social media giants to block children from seeing adult content

The Health Secretary has accused companies including Facebook and Instagram of ‘turning a blind eye’ to the harm being done to ‘a whole generation of …

Kylie Minogue

Parents cannot expect the Government to save their children from fast food or technology

Our children are being mentally scarred by their obsession with social media, according to Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary. He has given the outlets such as Facebook and Google a week to come up with a plan to deal with it or face legislation, though to do what is not entirely clear.<p>They are …

Social Media

The Jackson Family concerned Paris is living on the edge

Back in March, Paris Jackson shared an Instagram video of herself scaling the ridge of a building - and it took her family back to another time when …

Michael Jackson

Ad of the Day: Shazam tackles cyberbullying in Singapore with 'Unmute Daniel' campaign

Shazam has unveiled a new campaign that addresses the issue of cyberbullying in Singapore.<p>The campaign, called ‘Unmute Daniel’ and created by …

Internet Safety

Owners say new house is a disaster; developer accuses them of ‘online terrorism’

ST. PETERSBURG --- Stretched across the front of Tim and Hyun Kims’ two-year-old house is a big banner with the name of a developer and the words:<p>"I …

Real Estate

Devastated mum of missing girl, 14, found dead claims daughter was sexually abused by man in 'position of trust'

A devastated mum whose teenage daughter was found dead in a river more than a week after she vanished claims her daughter had been sexually abused by …

Sociology

Cyberbullies are also victims – they need help too

Cyberbullying is very different to traditional bullying. Relationships between victims and perpetrators do not need to be physically close, they …

Education

Young victims of cyberbullying twice as likely to attempt suicide and self-harm, study finds

Children and young people under 25 who are victims of cyberbullying are more than twice as likely to self-harm and enact suicidal behavior, according …

Depression

Term Sheet -- Thursday April 19

What Trident Capital’s First Female Partner Thinks We Need in VC<p>Good morning, Term Sheet Readers.<p>Robert Hackett here, filling in for Polina today.<p>The …

Venture Capital

Great Falls-area slaughterhouse ad leads to allegations of cyber-bullying

CLOSE<p>Canadian livestock company, Friesen Foods, is proposing the construction of the largest meat processing plant ever built in Montana.<p>The proposal …

Montana

A Boost in Brainpower, but at What Cost?

Neural devices could give us computer-like recall and increased cognitive speed. Rob Franklin, the director of product development at one of the top neural device makers, discusses the scientific—and societal—implications<p>Can you briefly describe how neural devices work?<p>These devices consist of …

University of Pennsylvania

Paramedic who 'cyber-bullied' his boss when he didn't get promotion is struck off

A paramedic has been struck off after posting “inappropriate and offensive” comments about his former boss on social media.<p>Clayton Blight used his …

News (Wales)

Pupils should be taught that abstinence and celibacy are 'positive life choices', C of E says

Pupils should be taught that abstinence and celibacy are "positive life choices", according to the Church of England. It also suggests that pupils …

Church of England

Devin's Message brings national speaker to address bullying

National speaker, Brooks Gibbs, is in Western New York talking to students at local schools about protecting themselves from bullying.<p>Through local …

Mental Health

Bystanders key to tackling cyber-bullying epidemic

Researchers looking into how to reduce cyber-bullying among school-age children are calling for workshops encouraging young people to morally engage …

Internet Safety

She Photoshopped Her Body Based On Trolls' Comments To Shows How Ugly Cyberbullying Is

#TrollingIsUgly<p>In today's society, we are constantly faced with criticism about the way we look — especially on social media. Recently, Instagram …

Social Media

Irish couple upset after sports club posts 'horrible' comments about them

A couple have spoken out against the 'horrible' comments made about them by a Dublin hockey club.<p>Jonny Bruton, who plays for Dublin hockey club …

Social Media

As it happened: Updates from across the West of England - BBC News

Live Reporting<p>Joe Bryan's late goal sees Bristol City keep alive their slim play-off hopes as they salvage a draw with Hull in a thriller.<p>Watch: Ian Fergusson with the weather forecast<p>That's it from us for this week - we'll be back on Monday from 7am with more live news, sport, travel and weather …

Cyberbullying