Friday, February 18, 2011

How It's Changed: Bullying in the 21st Century (Altanta, GA) February 17, 2011

"It has gotten softer, and louder.
Bullies may have the same motivations as in the past, but the methods have changed, starting with the most obvious: technology.
'That's what technology does,' said Dan Rauzi, senior director of Youth and Technology Programs for Boys & Girls Clubs of America. 'It just magnifies everything.'
The percentage of youth using social networks nearly doubles that of adults. In addition, the bulk of teens with cell phones first get them in middle school. On top of that, many studies say parents aren't getting any better at monitoring their kids online." Read More

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