Despite same-sex relations being criminal, social media is a space to come out and speak back to homophobia for the Nigerian tweeters in the study.
'Zoombombing' trolls have started to infiltrate virtual meetings - bombarding unsuspecting victims with racist and sexist speech and in some cases, pornographic imagery.
Teachers are more likely to notice 'real-life' bullying, and children are less inclined to report when they are targeted online.
Children's identity development through play is now being worked out online -- so adults must consider what this means, and support learning in reflectiveness, relatedness and agency.
Warning about anonymous messaging app YOLO miss the potential benefits it could have.
Schools have a legal obligation to act on bullying behaviour of pupils and provide support for both the victim and the perpetrator.
Nearly half of teens say the effect of social media is neither positive nor negative on them; it is just life as they know it. So let's support them through the highs and lows.
Online abuse has been in the spotlight during this election campaign and AFL season. But researchers and policy-makers alike need to do more to understand cyberbullying against Indigenous Australians.
Online trolling is a workplace health and safety issue. The AFL must expose and sanction those responsible – anything less would not only be morally debatable, but also legally questionable.
As more parents turn to social media to post videos of themselves punishing their children, an educational psychologist warns that the practice may cause more harm than good.
Bullies have traditionally been viewed as having low IQ and social problems, but this often isn't the case.
From food insecurity to cyberbullying and teenage suicide, Canada scores low on child health.
What makes people go online to abuse and harass the vulnerable – or log on to be abused themselves?
Four out of five experts say we shouldn't ban mobile phones in classrooms.
Eliminating anonymity is often touted as a solution to hostile online behaviour, but research shows that agreeable people who are more likely to leave positive comments prefer to do it anonymously.
Sex-education curricula that openly discuss sexting, consent and other online behaviours have never been more important for teens -- in Ontario and globally.
One in 20 young people are both cyberbully and victim.
Today's workplaces extend beyond physical spaces, so movements like #metoo must trigger change in how we behave online.
New laws, new tools and new research is required to combat the rise in online hate. That means both regulating social media companies, and making use of technology to help measure compliance.
Social media posts since Gerald Stanley’s acquittal have been saturated with vitriolic rants and myths. If reconciliation is to be more than an aspiration, settlers must acknowledge our culpability.