Many Teenagers are affected by cyber bullying each day in New England.
Q: How can I, as a parent, prevent and stop cyber-bullying?
Cyber-bullying is often done by harassing another through emails, instant messages, text messages, and other avenues of electronic communication. “Some bullies start out as a friend, an ex, or someone your child may know well.” Said Alexia Bolton of Columbia University Dispatch. In one bullying case, it was another parent that may have been the cause. It is a little frightening to think about, but something can be done steps can be taken to ensure your childs safety online and in schools.
The first step is prevention. Safety Web and other programs like it, is an excellent tool for parents to use. Safety Web monitors your child’s social media activity while ensuring their privacy. You also may set up parental alerts through Safety Web
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