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#Cyber Bullying

# cyber-bullying - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

An increasing number of children are sharing nude or sexually explicit photos on social media
# Garda Crime Unit
# Garda Crime Unit

An increasing number of children are sharing nude or sexually explicit photos on social media

Oct 2nd 2019, 1:49 PM 20,148 Views 22 Comments

The committee was told about a girl wanted to take her own life after an ex-boyfriend shared images of her without her permission.

# cyber-bullying - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

'Could do better': Criticism over funding as Facebook launches new countrywide anti-bullying project
# Cyber Bullying
# Cyber Bullying

'Could do better': Criticism over funding as Facebook launches new countrywide anti-bullying project

Oct 17th 2018, 3:47 PM 6,779 Views 8 Comments

Facebook and DCU have launched a new anti-bullying training programme for secondary schools.

# cyber-bullying - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Detective says he still fears for his family after being labelled 'corrupt' and 'evil' by jailed stalker
# Harassed
# Harassed

Detective says he still fears for his family after being labelled 'corrupt' and 'evil' by jailed stalker

Mar 28th 2018, 12:00 AM 30,621 Views 11 Comments

Conor Gilmartin suffered years of abuse at the hands of trolls.

# cyber-bullying - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Controversial 'bullying' app SimSimi goes offline in Ireland
# Taken Down
# Taken Down

Controversial 'bullying' app SimSimi goes offline in Ireland

Mar 30th 2017, 8:30 AM 27,555 Views 30 Comments

The bot now replies “I do not talk in Ireland for a while” after every message it receives.

# cyber-bullying - Monday 6 February, 2017

Online games mean young children are being cyberbullied long before they get a phone
# Research
# Research

Online games mean young children are being cyberbullied long before they get a phone

Feb 6th 2017, 10:51 AM 8,190 Views 19 Comments

New research shows that more than one in 10 school children have been cyberbullied.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Lorraine Higgins receives threat to fill her 'rat's mouth with lead'
# Death Threat
# Death Threat

Lorraine Higgins receives threat to fill her 'rat's mouth with lead'

Jul 21st 2015, 9:22 AM 27,786 Views 173 Comments

This is the third death threat the senator has received in the last year.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

10 things to do to make sure your child won't be cyberbullied
# Opinion
# Opinion

10 things to do to make sure your child won't be cyberbullied

Mar 31st 2015, 4:00 PM 335 Views 12 Comments

You wouldn’t allow a young child to go to an unsupervised disco or house party. Think of your child’s online presence in similar terms.

# cyber-bullying - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

I was called a child abuser for conceiving through IVF - and it hasn't ended there
# Opinion
# Opinion

I was called a child abuser for conceiving through IVF - and it hasn't ended there

Mar 11th 2015, 5:30 AM 726 Views 114 Comments

Dil Wickremasinghe outlines the attacks she has suffered on social media relating to her pregnancy – and the social stigma they illustrate.

# cyber-bullying - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Bullying will happen, but schools can limit it by listening to young people
# Opinion
# Opinion

Bullying will happen, but schools can limit it by listening to young people

Mar 8th 2015, 7:30 PM 177 Views 16 Comments

Don’t sweep bullying under the carpet – young people, parents and teachers must all talk about it openly.

# cyber-bullying - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Good news -- Twitter's CEO has vowed to start dealing with trolls
# Trolls
From The Daily Edge
# Trolls

Good news -- Twitter's CEO has vowed to start dealing with trolls

Feb 5th 2015, 8:15 PM 1,677 Views 2 Comments

Comments come after last week’s episode of This American Life.

# cyber-bullying - Friday 16 January, 2015

Ask.fm is cleaning up its act ... with a little help from this Irish expert

Ask.fm is cleaning up its act ... with a little help from this Irish expert

Jan 16th 2015, 9:45 AM 7,147 Views 15 Comments

The controversial site moved to Dublin last year — a move that caused some concern amongst ministers.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Labour Senator deletes Facebook page after being told she 'should have been aborted'
# Death Threats
# Death Threats

Labour Senator deletes Facebook page after being told she 'should have been aborted'

Nov 18th 2014, 3:50 PM 25,617 Views 93 Comments

Lorraine Higgins also received death threats.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Ask.fm is planning to move to Ireland and at least one minister isn't happy
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Ask.fm is planning to move to Ireland and at least one minister isn't happy

Nov 4th 2014, 10:07 AM 10,780 Views 67 Comments

Charlie Flanagan wants the issue discussed by Government.

# cyber-bullying - Monday 27 October, 2014

Labour TD: Internet trolls are cowards and should get up to two years in prison
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

Labour TD: Internet trolls are cowards and should get up to two years in prison

Oct 27th 2014, 2:30 PM 18,635 Views 163 Comments

Seán Kenny is calling on Ireland to follow in the footsteps of the UK.

# cyber-bullying - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Mairía Cahill blog allegations 'shameful and cruel'
# Abuse Claims
# Abuse Claims

Mairía Cahill blog allegations 'shameful and cruel'

Oct 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 20,618 Views 0 Comments

Cahill called on Sinn Féin to condemn the post.

# cyber-bullying - Monday 1 September, 2014

The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals
# SCHOOL DAYS
# SCHOOL DAYS

The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals

Sep 1st 2014, 6:58 PM 7,643 Views 37 Comments

At both junior and senior cycle.

# cyber-bullying - Saturday 9 August, 2014

A 13-year-old has figured out a way to stop cyber-bullying
# Young Brilliant Minds
# Young Brilliant Minds

A 13-year-old has figured out a way to stop cyber-bullying

Aug 9th 2014, 4:00 PM 35,843 Views 18 Comments

Need some inspiration? Read on… Trisha Prabhu will get you off that couch.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Primary school kids MUST be taught the dangers of cyber-bullying, Govt advised
# New Rules
# New Rules

Primary school kids MUST be taught the dangers of cyber-bullying, Govt advised

Jun 24th 2014, 7:49 PM 8,934 Views 22 Comments

However, the Government body set up to advise the Cabinet on the issue says that criminalising minors for cyber-bullying offences is NOT the way forward.

'Hatchet' threat against MEP candidate to be examined --- Rabbitte
# Death Threat
# Death Threat

'Hatchet' threat against MEP candidate to be examined --- Rabbitte

Jun 24th 2014, 5:28 PM 7,399 Views 31 Comments

Labour senator Lorraine Higgins was told she would be “hatcheted in the face” during the recent European election campaign.

Pornography is no longer the biggest online worry for parents
# Exposure
# Exposure

Pornography is no longer the biggest online worry for parents

Jun 24th 2014, 1:30 PM 19,962 Views 39 Comments

A new survey has found that three in ten parents don’t monitor their children’s online activities.

# cyber-bullying - Monday 3 March, 2014

Column: Children don't understand the consequences of sexting
# Explicit Images
# Explicit Images

Column: Children don't understand the consequences of sexting

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 2,312 Views 27 Comments

Children as young as 10 have engaged in ‘sexting’ – sending explicit images or texts to another person — but they are distanced from the reality of what they are doing, writes Dr Maureen Griffin.

# cyber-bullying - Monday 24 February, 2014

One in ten students have cyberbullied another
# Online
# Online

One in ten students have cyberbullied another

Feb 24th 2014, 9:45 PM 11,717 Views 51 Comments

New research also shows that three quarters of parents do not check their children’s online activity every day.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Column: Facebook's early childhood was... complicated.
# Growing Pains
# Growing Pains

Column: Facebook's early childhood was... complicated.

Feb 4th 2014, 7:00 AM 63 Views 10 Comments

Our relationship with Facebook has waxed and waned over these years as we oscillate between loving, adoring and depending on it, to needing to self-impose several ‘breaks’ from it as it drives us crazy, writes Colman Noctor.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Two thirds of students say they know someone who died by suicide
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

Two thirds of students say they know someone who died by suicide

Nov 26th 2013, 7:45 AM 4,857 Views 9 Comments

Half of the 1,400 young people surveyed said they had witnessed bullying online, while a large number admitted saying things on the internet that they never would in person.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

One in seven children subjected to cyber bullying in last three months
# Cyber Bullying
# Cyber Bullying

One in seven children subjected to cyber bullying in last three months

Oct 1st 2013, 9:24 AM 3,834 Views 42 Comments

One in 11 adolescents admitted to cyber bullying other people in the same time frame.

# cyber-bullying - Monday 26 August, 2013

Poll: Should schools be responsible for tackling cyber bullying?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should schools be responsible for tackling cyber bullying?

Aug 26th 2013, 9:48 AM 7,434 Views 55 Comments

An anti-bullying expert has said primary schools need to take a more pro-active approach to cyber-bullying. Do you think it should be their responsibility?

Time to act on bullying before tragedy hits primary schools, says expert
# Cyber Bullying
# Cyber Bullying

Time to act on bullying before tragedy hits primary schools, says expert

Aug 26th 2013, 8:11 AM 5,869 Views 45 Comments

Marion Flanagan has said that there needs to be an approach involving parents, schools and the children themselves to tackle bullying.

# cyber-bullying - Saturday 3 August, 2013

General Manager of Twitter UK apologises to people who have received abusive messages
# Twitter
# Twitter

General Manager of Twitter UK apologises to people who have received abusive messages

Aug 3rd 2013, 1:40 PM 6,803 Views 31 Comments

Twitter will change how it handles abuse reports and says that it will work harder to protect users.

# cyber-bullying - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Column: What Irish companies need to know about cyberbullies in the workplace
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What Irish companies need to know about cyberbullies in the workplace

Apr 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 440 Views 11 Comments

With new media comes new risks, writes Julie O’Neill who says many employers might not know they could be liable for statements made by their employees outside of working hours.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

28 students suspended for 'Liking' explicit post about teacher
# Bullying
# Bullying

28 students suspended for 'Liking' explicit post about teacher

Mar 12th 2013, 3:17 PM 32,670 Views 142 Comments

A Co Limerick school has suspended 28 students after liking a Facebook update referring to a teacher’s personal life.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Bullied: Your stories of bullying in school
# Read Me
# Read Me

Bullied: Your stories of bullying in school

Mar 5th 2013, 1:00 PM 34,592 Views 56 Comments

We asked and you told us. Here are your stories about bullying in school.

# cyber-bullying - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Video: 'I'm not ruling anything out' - Micheál Martin on Fine Gael or Sinn Féin coalition
# Micheál Martin
# Micheál Martin

Video: 'I'm not ruling anything out' - Micheál Martin on Fine Gael or Sinn Féin coalition

Feb 17th 2013, 8:00 AM 14,865 Views 86 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader also explained why his party didn’t introduce a property tax when in government and outlined his views on social media in a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie this week.

# cyber-bullying - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Column: Politicians should engage in social media, not regulate it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Politicians should engage in social media, not regulate it

Jan 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 141 Views 25 Comments

Some fear social media because they misunderstand it or fear power being transferred from the few to the many but it needs no more or no less regulation than our existing methods, argues junior minister Ciarán Cannon.

# cyber-bullying - Friday 4 January, 2013

Column: Social media has society in a panic. What does that tell us?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Social media has society in a panic. What does that tell us?

Jan 4th 2013, 7:00 PM 399 Views 80 Comments

There is a political lesson behind the widespread condemnations of social media, writes Gavan Titley.

# cyber-bullying - Friday 28 December, 2012

Poll: Should social media users be able to comment anonymously?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should social media users be able to comment anonymously?

Dec 28th 2012, 9:52 AM 10,099 Views 172 Comments

What do you think?

# cyber-bullying - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Twitter-based #depressionhurts campaign gets in gear
# Support
# Support

Twitter-based #depressionhurts campaign gets in gear

Dec 23rd 2012, 7:30 AM 4,484 Views 21 Comments

Social media enterprise has no budget but its volunteers are reaching out to those affected by depression or bullying.

# cyber-bullying - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Column: I was a school bully. This is how I felt.
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I was a school bully. This is how I felt.

Dec 20th 2012, 7:00 AM 1,599 Views 46 Comments

I bullied others under the cover of ‘craic’ – and I know the profound effects it can have, writes Rick Nash.

# cyber-bullying - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Column: Online bullying is fuelled by changes in our culture
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Online bullying is fuelled by changes in our culture

Dec 12th 2012, 7:30 PM 57 Views 42 Comments

Some children may be missing out on a key stage of development, writes psychotherapist Joanna Fortune.

# cyber-bullying - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Schools receive guidance to prevent cyber-bullying
# Facebook
# Facebook

Schools receive guidance to prevent cyber-bullying

Dec 4th 2012, 12:02 PM 3,451 Views 14 Comments

The Joint Managerial Body has provided advice to schools and teachers about Twitter, Facebook and other social media.

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