Cyberbullying news stories - Page 2
Facebook clamps down on bullying with updated Safety Centre
“People come to Facebook to share their stories, see the world through the eyes of others and connect with friends and family."
Vodafone Foundation awards three new tech grants to help Kiwi youth
The Vodafone Foundation will fund three technology development grants to Zeal, Gamelabs and Sticks'n'Stones in order to help NZ youth.
The many signs of cyberbullying with ESET
"Bullying needs to be considered as a serious issue that can also impact families legally and morally,"
What is wrong with New Zealand? Cyber harassment against women has reached epidemic levels
What is wrong with New Zealand? Three quarters of our Kiwi women under 30 and more than half of all Kiwi women have experienced online harassment.
Do you know if your child is being cyberbullied? These are the red flags
ESET has put together a list of indicators that help parents recognise whether their offspring are being cyberbullied.
Sex, drugs and cybercrime - what are we doing about it?
"There have been several high profile cases of young people committing suicide as a result of online bullying. It's just the tip of the iceberg."
Govt appoints NetSafe to lead cyber bullying prevention
Internet safety watchdog NetSafe has been selected by the Govt to help reduce harmful digital communications in an official Approved Agency role.
Love yourself(ie): New book aims to help kids navigate social media
“Love Yourself(ie) is a wonderful resource for kids, parents and educators, offering perspective on what preteens are 'really' facing."
Twitter forms council to do something about its abuse problem
"It is extraordinarily complex to strike the right balance between fighting abuse and speaking truth to power.”
Business techniques used to combat cyberbullying
“Such information can give parents something to confront the bully’s family with or to show their school, or even the police. It’s solid evidence."
Parents concern for children and tech grows
A new study by Qualtrics shows the biggest concerns of parents for their children and technology are texting, sexting and cyberbullying.
Police join fight against cyberbullying
Cyberbullying is a threat to students in New Zealand, and the police are getting involved in educating young people throughout the country.
New website to help teachers talk sex and gender with students
"This is about schooling environments that need additional support to produce a safe and supportive learning environment for all students."
Victoria University to address bullying in schools
“NZ’s bullying statistics are appalling, and there has been no improvement in the last 10 years. It’s vitally important we address this problem."
Government looks for support agency following Harmful Communications passing
"It will work with parties to help get objectionable content off the internet and provide advice on other possible remedies.”
Kiwi parents 'oblivious' to children's online lives
We talk to our children about keeping safe in the physical world. We need to be having the same conversations about keeping safe in the online world.
Bystander effect in cyberbullying
"The perceived invisibility offered by digital communication is a significant concern."
NZ's cyberbullying bill passes with huge party support
The Harmful Digital Communications Bill has passed its third and final reading in Parliament, with an overwhelming cross-party support.
Cyber bullying bill: Dark and sinister side to the internet
ACT leader says the Harmful Digital Communications Bill will likely affect the very people the bill is trying to protect – young people."
Cyber bullying bill edges closer despite concerns
Changes to the controversial cyber bullying bill passed committee stage at Parliament yesterday, with all parties excluding ACT supporting it.
Cyberbullying in schools: the law
Education Law in NZ says schools are to provide a safe physical and emotional environment including addressing behaviours such as cyberbullying.
Lifting the veil on NZ's cyberbullying bill
The Harmful Digital Communications Bill introduces a range of measures to address damaging online communications.
Cyberbullying bill back up for debate
The ‘controversial’ cyberbullying bill has been placed up the Order Paper for debate today, according to a statement from Parliament Today.
Cyber bullying bill to be debated at Parliament today
The bill is to mitigate harm caused by digital communications and to provide victims of harmful digital communications with a means of redress.