It's National Bullying Prevention Month! Download and share our handy infographic. It will help young people know what they can do if they become the target of cyberbullying and/or witness another being bullied. Download It Here! #cyberbullying #NationalBullyingPreventionMonth #onlinebullying #bullying
At Mobicip we believe that there are two components that determine how effectively a message is delivered. One—the relevance of the message itself. Two—the medium of communication used to get the message across. Anti-bullying has taken center stage across the world in the past few years, with a significant number of children coming forward to report the adverse effects of new-age bullying. Although country-wide campaigns have been conducted in the US to address the issue, the
As Bullying Prevention Month comes to a close, we wanted to go out with a bang. So we reached out to one of the nation's preeminent authorities on the topic-- Author and Cyber-Advocate Sue Scheff to find what she had to say...
Every October it's Bullying Prevention Month. Bullying no longer is limited to the playground, cafeteria, schools or your neighborhood -- it now can follow your child home through their virtual lives.
Cyberbullying never takes a day off. It doesn'
Since 2006, PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Month has been a resounding success at getting people to talk about this pervasive social issue and start working on ways to fix it. Everything changes, though... and dare I say it? Yes. It might be time to start thinking about a Cyberbullying Prevention Month in addition to what we’re already doing. See, a lot of adults are making a big mistake when it comes to the digital world - because it all happens on a screen, it often s
If you know me, you know it’s weird for me to bash an app. Usually, I’m one of the people extolling the virtues of technology. There are limits, however, and the new Peeple app crosses the line. Peeple lets you rate everyone from your friends, neighbors and co-workers to ex-romantic partners just like you rate businesses on Yelp. It’s a bad idea and is not going to work out well. The reason I’m generally so positive is that I look at technology based on psychological funda
I remember my third grade experience like it was yesterday. The kids calling me names, running away before I could make them stop, chasing me when I went the other way or finding me playing on the playground so they could torment me some more. I remember going to the yard duty, a woman standing about 5’2″ who I thought was a giant, stared down at me to listen to my plight of being bullied daily. I told her what was happening, and without a pause she looked at me and said, “Wh
Recently we were introduced to a new tech tool we found intriguing— VISR provides "early detection" to spot threats and safety issues your children might be exposed to on their digital devices -- sort of like an alarm. It alerts parents to potential issues like bullying, violence, sexting, etc., while respecting children's privacy. We also thought Founder Robert Reichmann's story was interesting, we hope you do too! What is VISR? VISR is an early detection technology for thre