Facebook Bullying is Real and it’s Happening at a School Near You

12:08 pm in General, Social Media by Tania Saba Mazraani

Bullying among pre-teens and teens is an ongoing concern amongst school children and parents. But this school year, and to my surprise, the principal at my kids’ school spent a good half-hour on Open Day, warning us – unsuspecting parents – on the pitfalls of allowing our kids to use the interest unsupervised (as usual), or overlooking some alarming trends such as digital bullying (seriously?!). If you have been comfortable in your conviction that you have installed all possible filters and firewalls to prevent your children from accessing inappropriate sites, and therefore can let them roam the web unattended… think again. Read the rest of this entry →