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
Bullying cases in elementary and high school of both private and public schools on 2014 rose by 21% or a total of 6,363 cases, compare w/ the 5,236 on 2013.
Eleanor Roosevelt once said “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent”. Thus, let no harassing behaviour affect you.
Internet freedom w/o the right framework (a Cyber Wellness program) can lead to either abusive behavior or a recipient of cyber abuse – @ASKSonnie
Most of us protect the hardware and exterior of our mobile device, but do not exert enough effort to protect the OS and contents of unit. Think mobile device safety first, too.
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)
Cyber wellness education is what will bind parents and academic institutions towards a common goal to raise responsible citizens, both online and offline.
When facing an office bully, you need to hold your fire, until you have evaluated your situation, profiled your aggressor and covered your bases
It’s about time to openly discuss incidents and effects of workplace bullying in the Philippines.
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.
The National Youth Convention is one of STI’s student program being held annually since 1995.
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
Per RA 10627, bullying includes social bullying and gender-based bullying. Cyberbullying includes texting, email, IMs/Chats, the internet, social media & online games
Any severe or repeated use by one or more students of a written, verbal, electronic expression, physical act or any combination, directed at another student.
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.
Though the term “social good” has not caught media attention then, we are doing our part by advocating social computing for social good . We reached-out to parents first and taught them how to keep kids safe online. It has since evolved to include responsible social computing, data privacy and bullying/cyber bullying prevention.
With RA 10627, parents, guardians, students and members of the academe, can now collectively address the problem on bullying.