76 percent kids below age 13 hooked to YouTube: Assocham

76 percent kids below age 13 hooked to YouTube: Assocham

Despite the government's strict norms that prohibit children under 13 from joining mobile sharing platforms, nearly 76 percent of children aged 7-13 years visit video-streaming website YouTube daily, a new Associated Chambers of Commerce of India (Assocham) survey found.

Help your child deal with bullying!

Bullying is a specific interaction which builds on a power imbalance between peers.

50 percent Indian children trust strangers on web: Study

50 percent Indian children trust strangers on web: Study

The study also surveyed the concerns of parents, revealing that when it comes to online activity, 48 percent parents believe that the worst thing to happen to their children is interacting with strangers online.

'India can help make cyber world level playing field'

'India can help make cyber world level playing field'

The problems and issues faced by female internet users in Sweden are the same as faced by female users here in India.

Look what parents have to say about online sex rumours

Look what parents have to say about online sex rumours

In an age when many parents globally are concerned about cyberbullying, one in five parents in the US feels that students who post online rumours about sex should be referred to police but far fewer called for the same punishment for rumours regarding cheating in exams.

I don't bow down to cyber bullying: Sonam Kapoor

I don't bow down to cyber bullying: Sonam Kapoor

 Sonam Kapoor drew Twitterati's ire earlier this month when she called India a "3rd World nation" because of "the intolerant misogynistic close minded few", but the actress says nothing will ever stop her from expressing her thoughts on social media.

Watch: Indian girl develops software which prevents cyber bullying

The software has text recognition capability and as soon as an offensive phrase is detected it sends a pop-up message asking to reconsider the user comments.

US must stop cyber bullying: China

US must stop cyber bullying: China

If the US implements retaliatory measures against China in cyber space, it "will have to shoulder responsibility for escalating confrontation", said a commentary by Xinhua news agency, warning that any form of political or economic retaliation will be met with corresponding counter-measures.

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.