October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, but in the 24/7 age of texting and social media, sharing awareness and prevention tips with children year-round is a must-do for parents.
From texting to Snapchat and Instagram, the number of platforms where children can experience cyberbullying is on the rise, but it can be increasingly difficult for parents to identify when there’s a problem. Statistics indicate that more than half of young people have experienced cyberbullying, but when they are bullied, they don’t always confide in their parents. Just one in six parents reports being aware of the scope and intensity of cyberbullying, according to NoBullying.com.
If children are accessing the Internet, parents need to equip them with “netiquette.” Here are some “netiquette” tips we share with families at Reach