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Cyber Bullying

With Cyber Bullying On Mobile Devices On The Rise Word Bully 2.0 Is Introduced To Android Market

Earlier this week we revealed an alarming statistic and that is that cyber bullying via mobile phone is up 41% for teenagers.

Cyber bullying originated online and was most prevalent on social networking sites like Myspace and Facebook. On those sites someone would start picking on the bullying target and others would flock in and join them. Kids bullied other kids over everything.

Cyber Bullying got so bad that a child’s mother was able to cyber bully another child to suicide over cheerleading, read about that here on Dr. Phil.

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Shocking: 41% Of Teenagers Admit To Being Cyber Bullied On Their Handset

Fresh on the heels of revealing that a much smaller percentage of teenagers are sexting than we thought, the reverse is true for cyber bullying.

A new study of teenagers between the ages of 13-17 commissioned by Openet, has some shocking new details about cyber bullying. This isn’t like the old days where one playground beating and you brush your shoulders off, get up and have another day of school. Cyber Bullying has many faces and is often on-going. What’s worse is many teenagers of course don’t feel comfortable telling their parents about it, and without a bruise or a bloody lip many parents don’t know it’s going on.

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