Texas House of Representatives Pass “David’s Law”

by Dylan Buckley According to a news report on WFAA 8 ABC, The Texas House of Representatives recently passed an anti-cyberbullying law on May 12th. The bill is named after David Molak, a 16-year-old victim of cyberbullying from San Antonio who took is life last year, and will allow schools and courts to take action… Continue reading Texas House of Representatives Pass “David’s Law”

Cyberbully: Film Reveals True Tech Dangers

by Brittany Weekley The film Cyberbully sends the perfect message, but all is not what it seems. It premiered on ABC Family in 2011, and it was inspired by Megan Taylor Meier, who died of suicide due to cyberbullying. The makers of the film, including Seventeen Magazine, hoped it would shed light on the seriousness… Continue reading Cyberbully: Film Reveals True Tech Dangers

Jamel Hudson Meets With Glen Cove High School

Jamel Hudson, a professional “edutainer” who seeks to educate students across the country through entertainment, recently visited Glen Cove High School in New York. According to an article on the Glen Cove Patch, he talked to the students about the different types of bullying while also dancing and singing to the crowd of students. He… Continue reading Jamel Hudson Meets With Glen Cove High School

NSV Highlight on: End to Cyber Bullying (ETCB)

by Sean Hedden Teens today communicate in a cyber world through means of social medias like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and video platforms like YouTube. Unfortunately, bullying exists in this world, sometimes more aggressively than in the physical world. End to Cyberbullying (ETCB) is an organization dedicated to end cyberbullying. ETCB is a “source for up-to-date… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: End to Cyber Bullying (ETCB)

NSV Highlight on: Cyberbullying Research Center

by Sean Hedden The Cyberbullying Research Center gives the public excellent resources, information, graphics, and data on how technology is used as a tool for bullying and teen violence. Dr Justin W. Patchin and Dr. Sameer Hinduja, two expert researchers, launched Cyberbullying.org in 2005 “as a means to further their mission of bringing sound research… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: Cyberbullying Research Center

NSV Highlight on: Delete Cyberbullying

Delete Cyberbullying is an organization dedicated to bringing awareness to youth and parents about the dangers of cyberbullying. They hope to “work towards its eradication” by multiple methods. First, they want to inform the public about all things related to cyberbullying by sharing news stories on their website. Next, they have the Petition Against Cyberbullying,… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: Delete Cyberbullying

NSV Highlight on: Technology, Teen Dating Violence and Abuse, and Bullying (a report)

by Sean Hedden A report funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Technology, Teen Dating Violence and Abuse, and Bullying explores the impact of new media technologies (especially smart phones and social media) on youth. This study surveyed less than 6,000 adolescents. In brief, it revealed “that more than a quarter (26 percent) of youth in… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: Technology, Teen Dating Violence and Abuse, and Bullying (a report)