Social media isn’t just mirroring conflicts happening in schools and on streets – it’s intensifying and triggering new disputes.
A study of 39 Australian universities has found 20 don't have an anti-bullying policy relating to students. Bullying is a problem at universities, but their actions lag behind schools and workplaces.
News organizations are in low repute. To enhance their credibility, they've encouraged interaction between their journalists and audience members. Is that the best way to build the public's trust?
New online safety laws will allow 'harmful' sexual content to be taken down within 24 hours
New research suggests tech firms need to improve how they detect abuse in response to the evolving use of coded language.
The absence of practical government guidance could result in companies overzealously blocking questionable content
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.
A new Australian study shows if a person has high levels of sadism and high self-esteem, they are more likely to troll.
Just as office workers need to be aware of cyber risks when setting up a home office, parents need to think about the increased exposure their children will face to cyber threats at home.
'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.
A truly new approach to combating bullying would investigate the factors that make bullying attractive, rewarding and legitimized in the first place, both in schools and beyond.
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.
Authorities are struggling to deal with the unimaginable scale of online abuse – and young people are suffering as a result.
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.