Cyber bullying less distressing to kids than thought

Contrary to the popular belief, children may find cyber bullying that starts and stays online emotionally less harmful than traditional in-person harassment, a new research has found.

Cyber Bullying can lead to several psychological conditions among victims

Cyber-bullying can lead to emotional scarring amongst the victims, as examined by the doctors.

Indian teens show risky behaviour online: McAfee
Indian teens show risky behaviour online: McAfee

As a "risky behaviour", more than half of Indian teens meet people in real life whom they found online, security solutions provider McAfee said today.

Facebook users at more risk of social media scams: Study
Facebook users at more risk of social media scams: Study

Habitual use of Facebook makes individuals susceptible to social media phishing attacks by criminals, an Indian-origin researcher has found.

Rihanna accused of `cyber bullying` teen fan

Rihanna has been accused of cyber bullying a 16-year-old fan, who took inspiration from the signer`s Hollywood-themed prom at her Baltimore high school outfit.

Minnie Driver quits Twitter over mean comments

Actress Minnie Driver has become the latest victim of cyber-bullying and has quit Twitter.

`Social media emerging as contributor to suicides`

Highlighting the importance of being a "non-judgemental listener" to people with suicidal tendencies, a consultant psychiatrist said here that social media is emerging as a contributing factor to youngsters taking their own lives.

Children as young as nine engaging in `risky` online behaviour: Study

Children as young as 9 are indulging in very risky behaviour online, a survey has revealed.

Roopal Tyagi stands up against cyber bullying

TV actress Roopal Tyagi, best known as Gunjan from `Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke`, took a stand against cyber bullying at the `Be a Star Rally` at Andrews Auditorium here

US school district launches social media snooping programme

An "eavesdropping" programme has been launched in a US school district to monitor all students` social media activity and keep tabs on cyber bullying and suicidal tendencies.

Facebook takes `no tolerance` stand against cyber bullying

Social media giant Facebook has said that it will not tolerate cyber bullying following thousands of reports on harassment and disturbing pages on social media sites.

More than 5 in every 10 Indian children bullied online: Survey

Over half of the Indian children who surf Internet face cyber bullying -- getting threatened or being harassed online -- a study has found.

Now, an app to stop cyber bullying over phone!

A new application is being launched that will stop cyber bullying among children through their mobile phones.

How to handle cyber bullying, sexting

Parents should be more involved in their children’s online activities.

Cyber-bullying cases put heat on Google, Facebook

Internet was built on freedom of expression. Society wants someone held accountable when that freedom is abused. And major Internet companies like Google and Facebook are finding themselves caught between those ideals.