Facebook has long been adamant about preventing cyberbullying, and the company announced recently that more controls are in place so teens can feel safer on the social network.
Only about half of all parents are aware of cyberbullying incidents involving their children, in part because more kids are accessing Facebook using chat applications and cell phones away from their family.
Educational institutions and non-profit organizations can apply for research grants from Facebook on the topic of bullying prevention. The deadline is next month and funds will be awarded in October.
Time Warner has joined Facebook’s ongoing battle against bullying.
Companies are catching on that keeping Facebook profiles safe is big business, and more software is being created to help scan the content and friends list of users.
France’s education minister and Facebook have reached an agreement to close the accounts of anyone accused of bullying through Facebook. But how will they enforce it?
A cruel Facebook page drew attention to the physical beating given to an Australian boy after his family was killed in a flash flood.
Facebook is expanding options for reporting instances of abuse and bullying on the site.
Barack and Michelle Obama are addressing the topic of bullying, both cyber and otherwise, in a White House summit that will livestream on Facebook tomorrow.
Police in Pennsylvania are investigating yet another high-school student’s Facebook page that outlined the sexual antics of underage girls. Only this time they happen to live in Beaver County, outside of Pittsburgh.