The shocking new cyber bullying trend which has dire consequences

CHILDREN as young as 10 are contemplating suicide and self-harming as a result of an alarming new trend in cyber bullying.

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This article discusses the problems to sharing passwords and in particular the growing problem of teenagers bullying others on the Internet with a fake persona.  They may use their friend’s password for cyber bullying.

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Paedophile preys on students in class via chat site

A sexual predator has used a webcam to masturbate in front of Year 7 students at a Victorian state high school.

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Watching students do on their laptops and ipads can be difficult.  There is a need to teach students about online safety and being cybersmart, in order to possible avoid something of this nature occurring.

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Parents’ Top 5 Questions to Keep Kids Safe Online

Lots of kids start playing around online during the preschool years, but many parents wait until kids are in elementary school to get them started. Whatever you choose, these guidelines will give you and your kid a good beginning.

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This is a useful article to use, when discussing online safety with parents.

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