Study: Cyberbullying Is Far Less Frequent Than Traditional, Face-To-Face Bullying

Study: Cyberbullying Is Far Less Frequent Than Traditional, Face-To-Face Bullying

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Despite the breathless headlines and TV news segments, researcher Dan Olweus of the University of Bergen, Norway, reported the results of a study that found that traditional bullying in schools and playgrounds is far more common than cyberbullying. Olewus studied 450,000 students in the U.S. from grade 3 to 12...
Study: Cyberbullying Is Far Less Frequent Than Traditional, Face-To-Face Bullying
                                       

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According to a comScore study, commissioned by SocialShield, less than 9% of parents know that their children are victims of cyberbullying, and that, overall, they are aware of only half of the cyberbullying incidents occurring in the US. While 36% of parents admit to adding their children to their friends...
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