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23 Sep 2019
Data from the Parents Association show that in 2018, over 6,000 people contacted the online safety hotline in Bulgaria, mostly concerning child sexual abuse. As a result, and in order to improve online communication, they launched the ‘You are the ...
11 Feb 2019
Preventing cyber bulling has proven to be significant challenge for social media platforms. However, it seems technology that enables cyber bulling can also be used to prevent it. The artificial intelligence is being developed to enable computers to...
04 Feb 2019
UNICEF calls for addressing and preventing violence against children and young people online. UNICEF has run a poll in which over million responses were collected during the five weeks from 160 countries, asking young people how their parents,...
29 Jan 2019
According to Ofcom, the UK media watchdog, the number of children exposed to online bulling and abuse is on a rise. From 2% of children who said to had been bullied on social media in 2016, this number increased to 9% in 2018. The number of children...
07 Feb 2017
According to a national study on the phenomenon of bullying, conducted by Save the Children in 2016, one in four children has been publicly humiliated in front of others, and three in ten students were threatened with beating by other colleagues. In...

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