The fight against cyberbullying is advancing as more institutions are joining hands to combat the abusive use of free speech.
A person will not make a ‘sustained effort’ to shame, spread lies, or instigate a mob against another human unless s/he hates that person.
Online Bullying is the top 3 cybercrime in the Philippines for the most part of 2020
A decade after I flagged online bullying, some laws where passed to address the problem. But the challenge remain as online abuse is still prevalent
It is not cyberbullying when the expression is a protected speech. Expressions that fall outside free speech are those that infringe on another persons basic and human rights.
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.
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.
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
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.
As technology evolves, so are the different ways to bully another person. These are the different forms of cyber bullying in the Philippines
We conducted an informal survey to get a grasp of the Philippine bullying situation. Here’s the cyberbullying statistics for your reference
Making our voices heard on issues deemed important to us is a guaranteed right. But this should not lead to cyber lynching or cyber mob.
Cyberbullying as indicated in the IRR of RA 10627, includes texting, email, instant messaging, chatting, internet, social media and online games
Bullying and Cyberbullying incidents have seen significant increase, thanks to the reporting requirements of the anti-bullying law of 2013.
When cyberbullied, you need not suffer in silence. There is a practical, institutional, and legal way of handling it.