#cyberbullying | #cyberbully | Instagram users who caption photos with abusive messages will receive prompt to re-think message, in anti-bullying initiative

Instagram users who caption photos with abusive messages will receive prompts to re-think their messages to combat bullying. The social media giant is rolling out a Caption Warning feature in a bid to clamp down on abuse and harassment messages on the site. Instagram has already brought out a similar…

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#cyberbullying | #cyberbully | Britney Spears calls on social media haters to quit cyber bullying – Music News

Britney Spears is urging social media trolls to embrace the holiday spirit and quit leaving “mean comments” on her posts. The Toxic hitmaker took to Instagram late on Saturday (14Dec19) to share video footage of her towering Christmas tree and show off a white crop top ensemble, a week after…

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#cyberbullying | #cyberbully | Consultations and surveys won’t curb bullying: expert

This article, written by Gerald Walton, Lakehead University, originally appeared on The Conversation and is republished here with permission: In October 2019, a 14-year-old and an 18-year-old were charged with first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of Devan Bracci-Selvey, who died in his mother’s arms outside his southern Ontario high…

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#cyberbullying | #cyberbully | Thunberg is a hero, but she shouldn’t get a free pass

Last week, Time Magazine named her person of the year and last month, Collins Dictionary named the phenomenon she popularised, “climate strike”, word of the year. The impact of the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, Greta Thunberg, has been extraordinary. On Wednesday, the new European Commission announced the aim of achieving…

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#cyberbullying | #cyberbully | Don’t ‘Step to Me’ or Else

It was only a matter of time before Saturday Night Live’s resident chameleon, Kate McKinnon, debuted a killer Greta Thunberg impersonation. And what better week than one where, after being named TIME’s Person of the Year, the 16-year-old climate change activist was publicly mocked on Twitter (naturally) by 73-year-old President…

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#cyberbullying | #cyberbully | Madawaska official speaks out against cyberbullying

A Madawaska official is speaking out against bullying, both on and off the internet.Donald Chasse, Chairman of Madawaska’s Board of Selectmen, took time during the public comment portion of the December 12th meeting to speak as a citizen, not a town representative. He spoke out against recent comments aimed at…

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#cyberbullying | #cyberbully | White House defends Melania Trump’s silence on Greta Thunberg attack | US news

Melania Trump has been silent over her husband’s attacks on Greta Thunberg after protesting a mention of her own son in an impeachment hearing because Barron Trump “is not an activist who travels the globe giving speeches” a spokeswoman said on Friday. “He is a 13-year-old who wants and deserves…

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#cyberbullying | #cyberbully | Judges need discipline reform, sexual assault training, Trudeau tells Lametti

Among the priorities outlined by Trudeau were reforming the way judges are disciplined and mandatory training for judges on “sexual assault law, including myths and stereotypes about victims and effects of trauma on victims’ memory; and on unconscious bias and cultural competency.”  Another mandate was to “provide free legal advice…

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