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Don’t let the First Amendment stop you from addressing cyberbullying

2023-09-25T13:50:16+00:00September 13th, 2023|

Last month’s New York Times article The Instagram account that shattered a California High School chronicles a complex online bullying incident at a California high school that sparked intense backlash, lawsuits and raised thorny issues around balancing free speech and [...]

Musk versus Zuckerberg: What if kids think famous people actually fight?

2023-09-13T14:43:01+00:00September 12th, 2023|

In June, the BBC reported that Elon Musk had challenged Mark Zuckerberg to a cage fight. It brings up an important point - what lessons are we really teaching children when influential figures “joke” about violence or exchange public verbal [...]

How trolls are born: The psychology of internet trolling and why they are everywhere

2023-06-15T07:30:07+00:00June 15th, 2023|

Internet trolling can have devastating psychological impacts on its victims, so what leads someone to engage in cyber violence? We speak to Dr Gareth Tyson, a leading researcher on the dark side of the Internet to find out. What is [...]

Talking about neurodiversity and cyberbullying with Next Level Collaboration

2023-05-09T14:57:32+00:00May 9th, 2023|

Recently, we had the pleasure of speaking with CEO Jessica (Jess) Rowlings and Dr Matthew (Matt) Harrison about their organisation Next Level Collaboration, a neurodiverse-positive social capacity-building program for young people delivered through online gaming experiences.  How did you decide [...]