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Sextortion: More Insight Into the Experiences of Youth

Earlier this year, thirty-six-year old Barton Scott hacked into dozens of Snapchat accounts to access explicit images of 14 to 16 year-old girls. According to court records, he manipulated and subsequently coerced victims into turning over their passwords, giving him access to images not intended for public dissemination. He then used those private images as […]

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Texas (TX) Model Bullying Policy

Below is the model bullying policy made available by the Texas State Department of Education for school districts within Texas to use when crafting their own bullying and cyberbullying policies. Each state’s policies vary when it comes to how they: define bullying, harassment, threats, intimidation, and violence; expect reporting and investigating to be carried out, […]

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Thoughts on the Final Report of the Federal Commission on School Safety

The Final Report of the Federal Commission on School Safety came out this week, and it has created quite a stir among educators and civil rights advocates. I’m just not sure the 180-page document will do much good. For those of you not familiar, the Commission was brought together after the high school shooting in […]

Cyberbullying Research in Spain

Here is the research we’ve found on cyberbullying in Spain, with the most recent first. Please email us if you have any articles to add with the details ordered in the same format as the others. Authors: Vicente J. Llorent, Adriana Diaz-Chaves, Izabela Zych, Estera Twardowska-Staszek & Inmaculada Marín-López Year: 2021 Title: Bullying and Cyberbullying […]

Cyberbullying Research in the United States

Here is the research we’ve found on cyberbullying in the United States of America, with the most recent first. Please email us if you have any articles to add with the details ordered in the same format as the others. Authors: Vismara, M., Girone, N., Conti, D., Nicolini, G., and Dell’Osso, B. Year: 2022 Title: […]

Cyberbullying Research in Australia

Here is the research we’ve found on cyberbullying in Australia, with the most recent first. Please email us if you have any articles to add with the details ordered in the same format as the others.     Authors: Pennell, D., Campbell, M., Tangen, D., and Knott, A. Year: 2022 Title: Should Australia have a […]

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University Student Presentation

This presentation focuses on digital reputation issues, and provides clear, helpful strategies for how students can set themselves up for success by how they present themselves online.

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University Staff Presentation

This presentation will help university staff address cyberbullying and other forms of social media abuse through identification, prevention, and response strategies relevant to college students.

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Sextortion

When I think of the term “sextortion” I think of an offense marked by deceit, manipulation, and the callous exploitation of human vulnerability. I think of trust being violated, and I think of absolute heartbreak from the fallout. Finally, I think of wounds from which it seems very hard to recover. It also reminds me […]

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Teens Charged with Possessing Naked Images of…Themselves

Two sixteen-year-olds from Fayetteville, North Carolina, did what many teens who are in romantic relationships do: they talk, they text, they hang out. And they sent each other nude photos. Research shows that at least one-third of teens have engaged in this kind of behavior at some point in their lives. Technically speaking, though, youth […]

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