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Sexting: What is it?

3. May 2010

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It is hard to imagine, given how often sexting is in the news nowadays, that two years ago the word “sexting” did not exist in the English language!   Do you know how to define it?  Amanda Lenhart, Senior Research Specialist at the Pew Internet & American Life Project, does. 

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Cyberbullying: In German, referred to as “Netz Mobbing”

2. May 2010

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Several articles in Germany refer to cyberbullying as “netz mobbing”. Several German sites have tools to advise German youth about online dangers and how to protect themselves. See initiatives such as jugendinfo.de or jugendschutz.net . We would welcome comment from our friends in Germany to tell us more about what is going on to prevent [...]

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Cyberbullying: What exactly is it?

27. April 2010

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An online search will produce a variety of definitions of cyberbullying.  We’ve chosen these two because we feel they cover the main points, including the fact that it is intended to be hurtful and it is a repeated behavior.  Why not ask your students to come up with their own definition of cyberbullying?  You might be surprised [...]

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