Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Facebook Debuts New Anti-Bullying Features

90.0 WBUR, July 23, 2013

"Child psychologist Marc Brackett, director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, is working with Facebook to develop what he says is the first emotionally-intelligent bullying prevention system on a social network.
Brackett says that if young teenagers — 13 and 14-year-olds — encounter posts they think are a problem, they will see icons designed specially for them that say 'this post is a problem,' and they will be guided through screens that help them sort through their emotions and how best to respond." Read More

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