"Several platforms have experimented with building algorithms that can detect threatening patterns of speech, perhaps even intervening automatically to cool heated exchange"
"Watching children endure bullying is difficult, but what should parents do when their child is the bully?"
"Here’s some great advice shared by Facebook user Paul O’Connor who’s suggesting handling potentially dangerous situations differently than a straight on confrontation or silently ignoring it."
Spot-on video by Ela Gale about why bullies bully.
Many of the cool kids not so cool as they get older....
Bullies and their parents could be held financially liable:http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/new-jersey-ruling-could-require-bullys-parents-to-pay/
Contains some strong, relevant language.http://www.upworthy.com/dear-creeps-on-the-street-no-my-name-is-not-hey-baby
Article from the UK about the health effects of bullying. If someone tells you that it's only words, and to just deal, show them this link.
"Stress is a known risk factor for heart disease and indeed research indicates that those who have been bullied are more likely to develop cardiovascular problems; in one study the odds of a worker who was bullied developing heart disease was more than twice that of someone who wasn’t bullied. This may relate to the fact that stress raises blood pressure, cholesterol levels and inflammation within the body, all of which contribute to heart disease risk. "
Singer Ed Sheeran was bullied as a kid, but now feels sad for his tormentors.
Great story on my some kids thrive under pressure, and others worry or strain.
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