“.. bashing is not a violation of constitutional right to free speech. in fact it is a celebration of it” – Antonio Contreras
A divisive election campaign… A tight VP race… Passionate supporters… Vicious words.
Depending on your personal bias, (online) libel can be viewed as either curtailing your right to free speech and expression; or protecting you from abusive expression or speech by others
Awards will not hamper our resolve to educate the public of the proactive use of social web to reduce cyberbullying and other online abuses.
Anonymous communication is mostly used to spread lies, shame another person, spin a story and spearhead harassment/bullying, in the name of free speech
Eleanor Roosevelt once said “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent”. Thus, let no harassing behaviour affect you.
this infographic provides the telltale signs of a potential cyberbully. This can help parents and the academe reduce incidence of cyberbullying.
Though the figures is from the US, this cyberbullying infographic will be helpful in our study and campaign in the Philippines.
Free speech (art. 19) can violate a human right, because abuses can infringe on the right to privacy (art. 12) and makes us remiss of our responsibility (art. 29)
Social Engineering (SE) is one of the favorite schemes of cyber criminals to con people. It is the art of human manipulation. If employees are not given proper training about SE , companies will fall to cybercrime. Likewise, if parents are unaware, they and the kids will be victims of negative experience, if not cybercrime.
Due to popular demand and for reference purposes, the following are the videos we used on Bullying and Cyber Abuse Prevention at the recently concluded 19th STI National Youth Convention
I will flyback to Manila to talk about Bullying and Cyber Abuse Prevention. This is a “brilliant” marketing move by the brand, engaging the market on their points of interest and educating them of the likely abuses, prevention and responsible use of the mobile and digital platforms.
Per RA 10627, bullying includes social bullying and gender-based bullying. Cyberbullying includes texting, email, IMs/Chats, the internet, social media & online games
While the bullying law is a step towards the right direction, new law(s) are needed to address the intertwined and complex issues of bullying and cyberbullying in the Philippines.
With RA 10627, parents, guardians, students and members of the academe, can now collectively address the problem on bullying.
One of the programs school administrators should consider is cyberbullying prevention, ethics and cyberwellness.
Schools and companies, should have a bullying and social web policy, and a restoration program. This will address the administrative discipline of the perpetrator and counselling of the victim.