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March 31, 2010

Bullying Has Been Around Forever-Internet Magnifies Problems

Bullying has been around forever. But the Internet and social networking sites give bullies easy access to a worldwide stage to spread rumors and make nasty comments about their targets. The internet magnifies this long time problem.

 

The story surrounding Phoebe Prince is a tragic one. Not only did this girl commit suicide, nine Massachusetts teens were indicted. 10 lives ruined.

 

According to the DOJ study, more than 43% of teenagers report being victims of cyber bullying.  You can’t help your kids if you don’t know that cyber bullying is taking place.

 

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