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The Dangers of the Twitter, Facebook Streams

Perhaps one of the most frightening things about social media is how it so easily permits people to say terrible things about each other with the click of a button. From knocking someone’s outfit to debasing someone’s intellect to spreading...

Justice for Tyler Clementi?

Tyler Clementi’s tragic death in September of 2010 served not only as a reminder to us of how quickly our children can become the subject of ridicule and cruelty, but also how the rise of cyberbullying and the immediacy of...

In Honor of Tyler Clementi: How to Protect Our Loved Ones

For some, the holiday season can be a difficult time as the holidays bring about a flood of memories of loved ones that are no longer here – whether it’s of grandpa who used to always sit at the head...

Facebook's Response to Cyberbullying: Is it Enough?

Facebook can be a lot of different things for different people – a platform to celebrate milestone achievements, a forum to help you keep in touch with long lost friends and, sadly, even a mechanism that facilitates cyberbullying. The past...

A Ways to Go...

Time is quickly running out for Connecticut schools to develop a safe school climate plan, something which Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy sanctioned this past summer. According to the General Assembly of Connecticut, “An Act Concerning the Strengthening of School Bullying...

States Charge Forward with Anti-Bullying Laws

We don’t think twice when asked to name illicit activities: driving while under the influence of alcohol, first-degree murder, kidnapping, shoplifting… But what about bullying? And what about Cyberbullying? We may think of these instances as heinous crimes but, fortunately,...

Tyler Clementi Case: What's in a Text?

Two weeks ago, new evidence was recovered from the Tyler Clementi case that indicated that perhaps Dharun Ravi – Clementi’s college roommate who allegedly recorded an imitate moment between Clementi and another male and streamed it over the Internet –...

Tyler Clementi Case: New Evidence Uncovered

New evidence has turned up this week in the case involving Tyler Clementi, the college freshman who jumped to his death after being cyber bullied. For those who need reminding about this tragic instance of cyber bullying, Clementi was an...

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