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#online bullying

# online-bullying - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Taoiseach 'appalled' that comment referring to 'knacker children' not removed by Facebook

The Taoiseach made the comment as he launched the government’s new online safety strategy, which will see Facebook and Google on an advisory panel.

# online-bullying - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Debate: Should Twitter do more to protect its users from trolls?

While calling out abusive trolls, author and feminist Lindy West said the real reason she’s leaving Twitter is because Twitter itself refused to do anything substantial to protect its users.

# online-bullying - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge George Hook's powerful response to a hateful letter is going viral worldwide The Right Hook

George Hook's powerful response to a hateful letter is going viral worldwide

“George, nobody likes you, not even yourself.”

# online-bullying - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

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

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

# online-bullying - Monday 1 September, 2014

Hot Topic: Dealing with Twitter abuse and trolling

We asked two high-profile Twitter users to share their experiences of online harassment…

# online-bullying - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Dutch school does not want footage of bullying to be shown on TV

And is going to court to stop the station from airing its show. Is this reality TV gone too far?

# online-bullying - Monday 24 February, 2014

One in ten students have cyberbullied another

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

# online-bullying - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Samaritans to focus on effect of the internet on people with suicidal thoughts

A new study, in connection with Bristol University, is to look at how people use content online when experiencing suicidal thoughts.

# online-bullying - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

One-in-ten young teenagers have received sexual messages online

Additionally, it’s been found that one in five children surveyed said they’d had contact online with people they had never met in person.

# online-bullying - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

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

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.

# online-bullying - Friday 18 January, 2013

Dáil to debate Bill on mandatory bullying code for schools

Sinn Féin has tabled legislation which will require school boards to adopt mandatory counter-bullying measures.

# online-bullying - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

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

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.

# online-bullying - Friday 28 December, 2012

Poll: Should social media users be able to comment anonymously? Your Say This post contains a poll

# online-bullying - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Funeral of teenager Erin Gallagher taking place

The 13-year-old was found dead at the weekend after posting messages lashing out at people who had verbally abused her online.