Cyberbullying

  • Boredom drives trolling and cyberbullying on Facebook, Twitter: Study 01-07-2013 10:34 AM

    London: Boredom and amusement are behind many incidents of cyberbullying and trolling on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, a new first-of-its-kind study has found. The research by Lancaster University in UK, suggests that those who engage in trolling - Internet user behaviour that is meant to intentionally...
  • Cyberbullying common at workplace: Report 05-11-2012 11:22 AM

    London: Bullying using e-mails, texts or web-postings to abuse people is as common at the workplace as 'conventional' bullying at schools, says a study. The way cyberbullying influences both the victim and witnesses is more hidden at the workplace, according to study on occupational psychology. Christine Sprigg, Carolyn Axtell and...
  • Facebook teams with Time Warner to fight bullies 13-07-2011 08:25 AM

    San Francisco: Facebook and Time Warner are ganging up on bullies to address a problem that torments millions of children and young adults. The partnership announced Tuesday calls for Facebook and Time Warner to use their clout to raise awareness about bullying and encourage more people to report the abuses...
  • Facebook has 7.5 million underage users: report 11-05-2011 08:23 AM

    Boston: Facebook has 7.5 million users who are underage and are "not supposed" to be using the social networking site, according to a new report. Of the 20 million minors who actively used Facebook in the past year, more than one-third or about 7.5 million were younger than 13 and...