Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Over 100,000 Bully-Related Tweets Sent Every Week [STUDY]

Media Bistro, August 6, 2012

"A new study of what types of tweets people are sending shows that some of us have a mean streak: there are over 100,000 insulting, teasing, and otherwise nasty tweets sent on the network every week.
Bullying is a problem for many children on the school yard, and it’s crept into their digital worlds as well. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin in Madison created a computer program to analyse tweets for their content and sentiment in order to determine how many of them were bully-related." Read More

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