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Damaging Words

  • November 12th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Teens already face a substantial amount of pressure when it comes to growing up in a modern world. Because of the mass amount of media to which they are exposed, they often feel pressured into growing up too fast and face many obstacles that generations in the past were spared. The Internet and cellphones do offer many advantages to young… Read more

How Do You Stop Bullying on Social Media?

  • September 26th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Bullying has been a problem for young people for many years. In recent years however, social media has brought about an increase in bullying online. Its ubiquitous presence, the fact that many young people keep their accounts hidden from their parents, and anonymity can make it a fertile breeding ground for cyber bullying; sometimes with tragic consequences. With that said,… Read more

Facebook Standing Up to Bullying

  • March 10th, 2011 by Tisha Tolar
Facebook announced at the Bullying Prevention conference held at the White House recently that they are instituting new tools to help protect the social media sites users from cyberbullying. The company said they are looking to create a ‘culture of respect’ throughout the Facebook community. The tools being included into Facebook’s system comprises of a safety center with resources for… Read more