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Has your kid been cyberbullied?

Cyberbullying is on the rise now that cellphones are an every day part of teens' lives.

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Bullies have always been part of the school yard landscape. There are popular kids and nerdy kids, jocks and geeks; so navigating the social ladder at school can be a nightmare for some kids. And now that cellphones, Facebook and Twitter are as natural to kids as breathing, things get a little more scary.

Cyberbullying is hard to deal with because unlike with bullying in person, which can be dealt with by teacher, parents and mediation, cyberbullying can be done anonymously and it's harder to do damage control because once something is on the Internet, it's on there forever. 

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Has your child been cyberbullied?


By: Zayaan Schroeder Mollagee

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