cyber bullying 

Girl, 12, Gets Suspended Sentence for Cyberstalking

Girls, 11 and 12, posted sexually explicit photos of a classmate on Facebook. Credit: AP Think your child is too young to be wrapped up in a cyberstalking case? A 12-year-old received a six-month suspended sentence for committing the c...Girls, 11 and 12, posted sexually explicit photos of a classmate on Facebook.

Girl Who Beat Cancer is Cyber Bullied by Best Friend

A 14-year-old who lost a leg in her battle over cancer at the age of 10 had to face a new threat -- a cyber bully -- who turned out to be her best friend. Justine Williams, of North Andover, Mass., tells CBS Boston she is hopeful that telling ...A middle school girl finds out her best friend was also her cyber bully.

Parents Sue School District After Their 13-Year-Old's Suicide Following Sexting Bullying

A Florida school district is being sued by the parents of an eighth grade student who committed suicide in 2009, after being harassed by classmates due to a sexting incident, Reuters reports. The news service says Donna and Charles Witsell cla...Parents of an eighth grader who committed suicide is now suing the school district.

Family of Dying Child Cyber Bullied by Neighbors

The family of Kathleen Edward, a 7-year-old Michigan girl in the late stages of a terminal illness, is dealing with not only the girl's deteriorating health, but also online and in-person harassment from their neighbors, ABC News reports. Ka...The family of a 7-year-old Michigan girl in the late stages of a terminal illness, is dealing with not only the girl's deteriorating health, but also online and in-person harassment from their neighbors.

'Jessi Slaughter' Online Video Scandal Draws Concern

PRODUCTION PLAYER! DO NOT DELETE. An 11-year-old girl's angry, profanity-laced online video rants are drawing widespread attention for their shocking content. The girl, who calls herself "Jessi Slaughter," in one video tells h...

Schools Uncertain How to Handle Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is a growing concern in schools. Credit: Getty Images
Schools today are facing difficult and complex decisions on whether -- and how -- they should deal with cyberbullying. High tech bullying, which ranges from barrages of teas...

Half of Youth Who ID as LGBT Say They're Bullied Online

More than half the nation's nonheterosexual kids are victims of cyberbullying, often with devastating emotional effects. An online survey conducted by researchers at Iowa State University showed that 54 percent of nonheterosexual youth are regul...

Cyber Bullying and How to Stop it

Cyber bullying is abuse that takes place through the use of information and communication technologies. Cyber bullies use social networking sites, chat rooms, cell phones, text, email and more to threaten, abuse and bully their victims. A victim of c...

Teen Insult Web Site Shut Down

Cyber bullies get the boot in Maryland. Image: Michal Zacharzewski/sxc.hu
While there are plenty of online destinations for students looking to cyber-bully a classmate, one site in particular seems to have been created for that purpose alone. Peo...

How can teachers fight back against online pranks?

Back in my day, about the only way students could harass teachers outside of the classroom was to to toilet paper their house. To do that, you had to know where they lived and actually sneak out of your own house to accomplish the task. That may soun...

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