Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Facebook teams with Time Warner to fight bullies

The Wall Street Journal (San Francisco, CA) July 12, 2011

"Facebook and Time Warner are ganging up on bullies to address a problem that torments millions of children and young adults.
The partnership announced Tuesday calls for Facebook and Time Warner to use their clout to raise awareness about bullying and encourage more people to report the abuses when they see them.
Facebook's participation reflects a growing recognition that its online social network consisting of more than 750 million people has become an outlet for harassment as well as friendship.
'We believe that by working together with parents and teachers, we can teach young people to speak up and stop bullying,' said Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer." Read More

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