There is a very thin line between cyberbullying and suicide. In recent years, a wave of cyberbullying-related suicide precedents around the globe has drawn an attention of a public eye. Nevertheless, many parents still consider cyberbullying a “childish trick”. But its outcomes are much more serious. In some cases, cyberbullying can even lead to the actual suicide.
Cyberbullying is more dramatic than face-to-face bullying. It has devastating effects on young generation. Nowadays it is very easy to create a fake account on the Internet. That`s why, a lot of kids feel free to say things online they would never say to a person in a real life. Due to the Internet anonymity, teens can say whatever they want without fearing that their peers will know who it was.
All the world was shocked with the story of Amanda Todd, Canadian girl who committed a suicide after being cyberbullied for a long time on the Net. Her video with flash cards seemed like a cry for help, but nobody came to the rescue.
Statistics on cyberbullying is the following:
There are many forms of cyberbullying. The most dangerous ones include:
Without doubts, teens act on their own. But fortunately, there are things parents can do to reduce the possibility of cyberbullying and cyberbullying suicide attempts. Here are 10 things every parent should do to protect their child from online bullying?
Your kid`s online safety, is something to be taken very seriously. Teaching kids some basic rules of online safety is not enough. Nobody can guarantee that they will follow your advices when they can face online dangers. That`s why, apart from education, parents need to keep an eye on their kids’ online activity.
With the help of mSpy keylogger feature you will be able to view all text entered on your kid`s device.
Knowing what your child is typing and searching online can protect them from cyberbullying and suicide attempts. Using mSpy keylogger, parents are able to track dangerous word combinations.
The blue whale is a social network phenomenon, which sent a wave of moral panic swept all over the world. The game consists of 50 tasks assigned to players by administrators of the game. The final task is to commit a suicide. This game took 130 teens` lives over the globe and the number is growing.
The key words of this game are:
If you found out that your children are typing such word combinations on their device, you should instantly raise a red flag. The other alarming bells word combinations are:
Now you can view all logged text, collect search phrases, messages, day & time and the other data on your kid`s phone. What`s more, with mSpy keylogger feature, you are able to set time period (for example from March to October).
Note! To use this feature Android devices require rooting and iOS devices require jailbreak.
Your kid`s safety is something that should be taken very seriously. As a parent you need to explain that bullying is wrong in any aspect. Start with a simple conversation about cyberbullying and explain its possible outcomes. Your child should always feel free to talk with you about their problems.
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