internet bullying

Internet trolls are not interested in having a productive discussion. Their interests consist of: deliberately angering people, breaking the normal flow of discussion that might be occurring and, most importantly, making themselves the main topic of interest or discussion.
I will never understand why women don't have the right to write, perform, be, exist, divorce or lead without a man feeling the need to judge, lord and criticize us at every turn only to end the battle against us with 'Oh, and she's very ugly.'
A Tennessee community is rallying around a teen bullied online for her weight, giving her a picture perfect prom.
In today's world of reality television, the line between hilarious and too far is blurry and ever-shifting. Although I've laughed my way through multiple failed American Idol auditions, it hasn't been without a twinge of conscience.
Confrontation is still confrontation, even if met through the glass of a computer screen. After all, that screen is the only thing separating the trolls from my thin skin.
I think most teens and kids understand they should be kind online, but one can be much harsher when behind a computer screen; do they truly comprehend the ramifications of not being nice virtually?
What causes lead Randi Zuckerberg to speak up? In part 5 of my interview with her, Randi talks about: voicing support for
Recently, I was featured on Fashion Bomb. Now, I'm very aware of Fashion Bomb's readers and how they react to the plus size fashion bomb of the day. The audacity that a fat girl might love herself and try to show off in some cute outfits. But in the words of Beyonce: "I love haters."
Palmer was struck by the "poetic" parallels of Todd's YouTube life story, written on note cards, and her own Bob Dylan-esque
The Internet closed the window of the soul, and now we are disconnected from the best part of ourselves -- the love, the vulnerability, the grace and the reprieve.
A sense of humor is a good thing in life and in art, but with the advent of the internet, the proliferation of misinformation and the spreading of sometimes damaging untruths has become rampant, redundant and sometimes dangerous.
We've hidden behind the idea that "bullies will be bullies" or "they're just kids" for too long. Just because abuse takes place online does not mean that it's any less real, less harmful, or less fatal.
The understatement of the century is that the Internet is fantastic in myriad ways. But because of the anonymity of the medium, it's also the Royal Flush port-a-potty for people's raging ids.
Why are we experiencing this almost epidemic of malicious behavior? One reason may be a lack of empathy and compassion, which are both a behavior and an attitude.
The FCC says that the majority of public schools have their Internet subsidized by the federal E-rate program. Schools using
Has the internet made us more vicious? With our computer anonymity many of us have decided we can "say" things over the World Wide Web that we would never ever say to someone's face.
Where do you draw the line between getting a harmless chuckle out of the strangeness of everyday life and cruelly poking fun of people who are, after all, just trying to buy some groceries?