Posts Tagged as ‘Cyberbullying’

guide to: How to prevent cyberbullying

We’ve been updating you about the tragic cases of cyberbullying taken to the extreme.  For example, one mother in Westchester County, N.Y., discovered Formspring when her daughter came to her, sobbing, after reading putdown after putdown.  We also reported on the suicides committed by two 11-year-olds who could no longer withstand homophobic cyber bullying. Read [...]

August 2, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: Social networking site, Formspring, contributes to trend of cyberbullying

The social networking site, Formspring, promise to increase the tragic trend of cyberbullying.

May 13, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

guide to: Sites to look out for the 2010 Webby Awards!

The nominees for the 2010 Webby Awards were announced yesterday and Breakthrough has chosen it’s favorite of all the socially-conscious and politically-aware hopeful awardees.

April 15, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: Is the internet killing our kids?

One year ago 11-year-old Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover hung himself after months of daily bullying at school, including repeated taunts of him being gay. The incessant bullying that pushed Carl to commit suicide had continued at his school in spite of his mother’s repeated pleas to the school’s higher-ups to deal with the problem. Later that [...]

April 7, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

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