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SamS
E-Learning and its effectiveness.

Hi, With the increase in parents and children using computers and the internet, do you think it would be an idea to have a E-Learning 'course' that could be suggested…

by SamS
2 Years ago
12 Replies
SuperDad
Facebook cyberbullying

A while ago my daughter was bullied on Facebook and it ruined her life. She lost her education due to the relentlessness of the cyberbullying. Facebook refused to take responsibility…

by SuperDad
2 Years ago
17 Replies
Suzanne
Facebook Dislike Button

The Facebook dislike button is going to contribute to cyberbullying and trolling. I know they are saying that it is based around 'empathy' but that is not going to stop…

by Suzanne
2 Years ago
21 Replies
TheJudge
Cyberbullying affects males too

I think it's important to recognise that cyberbullying/online bullying affects boys and men just as badly as it does girls and women. I know statistics shows that girls are a…

by TheJudge
2 Years ago
4 Replies
jenniferannesm2
Cyberbullying and Depression

Both of these can be really hard to talk about. A lot of new studies have shown that cyberbullied teens are more likely to get depressed than others. So what…

by jenniferannesm2
2 Years ago
27 Replies
AeonBlue
Online Games and Griefing - List

I am trying to gather a list of online games were this is happening and would like peoples input and experiences, also details of how it was handled by the…

by AeonBlue
2 Years ago
10 Replies
Reflective_Joy
If you could convey one positive message to a bully what would it be?

Sometimes we may encounter online bullying that is very hard to shut off from. It could be that it's being perpetrated by someone from our school or workplace or someone…

by *Reflective_Joy*
2 Years ago
11 Replies
Surferchickita
Ignore the bullies

Hello everyone! :) First off can I just apoligise for having been away from the site for so long. I was so caught up in finding a job, and then…

by Surferchickita
2 Years ago
7 Replies
Reflective_Joy
How can we better understand those that Cyberbully?

We hear time and time again " The haters are just jealous of you" As a way of coping with cyberbullies. That is usually the all encompassing response to both…

by *Reflective_Joy*
2 Years ago
24 Replies
JoDragon
CBT in schools

How would you, or anyone you know think you'd respond to basic theories of CBT (Cognitive behavioural therapy) being taught in schools? I know I've asked before about opinions of…

by JoDragon
2 Years ago
21 Replies
Iaan
New on Cybersmile

Hi, so this is basically my profile: teen from UK. Been bullied both at school and online. Moved around different schools and different cities. Dad has to move a lot…

by Iaan
12 Months ago
44 Replies
GamerGirl
Normani Kordei as new diversity ambassador

It's amazing that Normani from Fifth Harmony has got involved with Cybersmile and is so active too. What do you guys think about it and what would you like to…

by GamerGirl
9 Months ago
6 Replies
Reflective_Joy
What type of cyberbullying worries you the most?

As we all know, there is more than one way to bully someone through the use of the internet and smart devices. This can be through email, text, photos, social…

by *Reflective_Joy*
2 Years ago
10 Replies
Juwita
Publishing Bullies to Public = Cyberbullying?

Hi, everybody. Recently, there's a cyberbullying case in Britain that caught my attention. Maybe some of you know about this matter. A female lawyer, already established, suffered a terrible backlash…

by Juwita
2 Years ago
25 Replies
Reflective_Joy
Are you finding it hard to stay silent?

It can be really hard, REALLY hard sometimes to stay silent when we are on the receiving end of nasty messages or posts online. We are human after all and…

by *Reflective_Joy*
1 Year ago
11 Replies
Marti
How do you cope??

I really want to help my kids prepare for life online but I don't feel like I can offer much in the way of advice because I did not grow…

by Marti
2 Years ago
8 Replies
Suzanne
Safety on social media

Which safety policies could be introduced to social media to make it safer for everybody? Is there any that exist that work that could be used on other platforms/social networks?

by Suzanne
2 Years ago
9 Replies
heidilynnrussell
My kiddo's response to text that said, "You're dead."

Wanted to share this, because I thought maybe some other kids out there may have received texts like this: Yesterday morning as my kiddo and I were walking to his…

by heidilynnrussell
2 Years ago
10 Replies
Aileen
Happy New Year

Hi! Just wanted to take some time to wish everyone an awesome 2016. No matter what, remember that this place is safe and that you can always find someone who…

by *Aileen*
1 Year ago
7 Replies
CybersmileHQ
SUPPORT COMMUNITY HELP

Password problems? Tech troubles? Website woes? If you need help with using the Cybersmile Support Community then let us know in this thread. Welcome!

by *CybersmileHQ*
2 Years ago
45 Replies
Suzanne
Dealing with abuse on Twitter

I know that there is bullying on all social media and it isn't just Twitter but I wanted to concentrate on Twitter for now because that's where my daughter has…

by Suzanne
2 Years ago
11 Replies
OscarSosa
New to the forum, love helping people. First post, introduction!

I'm very new to cyber bullying and what encompasses the term. I do know what bullying is and how being bullied can make one feel. I have been a victim…

by OscarSosa
2 Years ago
12 Replies
whenyoureachme
Positively Be-you-tiful

Sorry my title is corny but true. You are beautiful the way you are and don't let anyone change you. Be you, love you, be happy with YOU. :)

by whenyoureachme
2 Years ago
7 Replies
Reflective_Joy
What are some of your favorite ways to "switch off"?

Sometimes we can find social media overwhelming. Our friends are sending us text messages, Kik, while simultaneously we are receiving Facebook chat requests and snap chats. Sometimes not all those…

by *Reflective_Joy*
2 Years ago
23 Replies
Shamyla
If there was one sentence you would use to change or protect social media what would it be?

Imagine if you could change social media or make it safer by saying one sentence, what would be it?

by Shamyla
2 Years ago
36 Replies
TheJudge
Ask.fm

We've seen the tragic cases of cyberbullying and digital self harm on Ask.fm which has resulted in suicides in the media. They (Ask.fm new owners) have pledged their commitment to…

by TheJudge
2 Years ago
11 Replies
Suzanne
Should I know my teenage daughters social media passwords?

I've read on various websites that parents should make sure that they know their teenagers passwords to their social media accounts such as Facebook, Twitter and Ask.fm. I've got a…

by Suzanne
2 Years ago
19 Replies
Suzanne
What is the best way to deal with cyberbullying?

Hi, I'm a mother and carer and wondered what everybody else thought was the best way to deal with a teenager who's being cyberbullied? I don't know whether to talk…

by Suzanne
2 Years ago
9 Replies
Koda
Do adults online get bullied

I am realizing its mostly teens like me but i want to know if adults too get it

by Koda
2 Years ago
8 Replies
TheJudge
Why do people bully each other online?

I'd like to hear different opinions as to why people are cyberbullying each other so much? What's happened to people being kind to each other? It's obvious that there is…

by TheJudge
2 Years ago
15 Replies
Wanesite
Gaming tournament

Today I saw an announcement about a gaming tournament happening in my town. The tournament is about an action game, where participants have to create a team from 5 players.…

by Wanesite
2 Years ago
13 Replies
GamerGirl
Online Identity Theft

I get really worried about somebody setting up various social media accounts with my name and picture on and doing really bad stuff, I mean what's to stop them? It…

by GamerGirl
2 Years ago
13 Replies
JoDragon
A different prespective

As much as I've always enjoyed taking part in anti-bullying campaigns there always seems a distinct lack of work to the other half of the problem. I don't necessarily think…

by JoDragon
2 Years ago
8 Replies
GamerGirl
Cyber bullying causes

What causes people to become cyberbullies? Is it something which people just start doing or is it because something traumatic has happened in their life so they use the Internet…

by GamerGirl
2 Years ago
5 Replies
SuperDad
Mindfulness

Mindfulness is becoming an important topic on the Internet but what is mindfulness? It seems linked to cyberbullying and digital citizenship but I'm not sure what they are exactly? Can…

by SuperDad
2 Years ago
7 Replies
ClaireS
Introductions....

Hey guys, so I am new to this website, I noticed there isn't a thread where we can introduce ourselves. So I thought id start one.

by ClaireS
2 Years ago
15 Replies
GamerGirl
Life without the internet

When was the last time anybody had a full 24 hours without access to the internet whatsoever? I can't remember the last time I had no access to a thing…

by GamerGirl
2 Years ago
12 Replies
GamerGirl
SXSW cancelation of abuse in gaming discussion

I've just heard that SXSW have cancelled the two discussions scheduled to discuss various forms of abuse and harassment within online gaming. Why have they done this? Surely this just…

by GamerGirl
2 Years ago
8 Replies
Reflective_Joy
The new Twitter Poll option and cyberbullying

As many of you avid Twitter users know, There have been some new changes to Twitter. They have recently changed the favorite option to hearts and called it a "Like"…

by *Reflective_Joy*
2 Years ago
8 Replies
Freyaeiou
What are your thoughts on the new Facebook Reactions?

Do you think its a better alternative to a dislike button!?

by *Freyaeiou*
2 Years ago
7 Replies