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Aileen
International Women's Day in cyberspace

Today, being International Women's Day, I thought I would write a little about women's current situation and place in cyberspace. Obviously this place is lucky enough to attract people from…

by *Aileen*
4 Years ago
2 Replies
heidilynnrussell
Facebook Privacy Settings & Cyberbullying

I just was wondering how many kids using Facebook understand that they can set up "privacy" settings and prevent cyberbullies from harassing them. If you need help with this, let…

by heidilynnrussell
4 Years ago
4 Replies
heidilynnrussell
Apple, the FBI & how privacy could be compromised

I'm curious if anyone else is following this fight between Apple and the FBI. Apple's CEO Tim Cook wrote a really interesting letter to customers about it (to read it,…

by heidilynnrussell
4 Years ago
4 Replies
dolphintiger12
Am I depressed HELP!

Hey guys!! I'm worried. IV been feeling down be getting pains and feel like iv been loosing connection to my friends. I dont know if I look pretty and people…

by dolphintiger12
4 Years ago
8 Replies
Reflective_Joy
What support has been the most beneficial to you when it comes to cyberbullying?

There has been a surge of supportive initiatives to help those that have experienced online abuse and cyberbullying. Cybersmile especially has a range of resources and 24/7 support for those…

by *Reflective_Joy*
4 Years ago
2 Replies
Buffy10555
Poetry For Positivity

It's not always easy to express oneself in words, written or spoken. Spoken, too much room for misunderstanding; written, it's there forever. So, many stay silent in their suffering. I…

by Buffy10555
4 Years ago
3 Replies
Sophie
Internet Safety Day

Hi, so yesterday was Internet Safety Day and I actually hadn't heard of it until it was on the news, so I have a few things to say, I think…

by Sophie
4 Years ago
7 Replies
Suruthi
Lone Camping

Hai cybersmile,Its me! I am 13 years old! And I just got selected to be come a prefect... I am the only girl in the class who get selected to…

by Suruthi
4 Years ago
6 Replies
Musashi28
Hello.

Hello cybersmile, I am Musashi28 and I enjoy video games. I sometimes is a victim of cyberbullying. I hope to be friends with all cyberbully victims who were bullied like…

by Musashi28
4 Years ago
6 Replies
foxxy
getting cyber bullied

i am getting cyber bullied on skype and i really wanna get heraressted or something i have proof of er saying she hopes i die of sickness i just want…

by foxxy
4 Years ago
4 Replies
SuperDad
Facebook avoiding talking about online abuse even on Safer Internet Day

I can't believe what I've just seen. I was watching BBC News in the UK and the BBC have undertaken some research because it's Safer Internet Day. The findings were…

by SuperDad
4 Years ago
7 Replies
Reflective_Joy
Are you or someone you know a reformed cyberbully?

We talk a lot about cyberbullies and trolls and the damage they can do to us. We also know there are different types of people and motivations that create a…

by *Reflective_Joy*
4 Years ago
5 Replies
heidilynnrussell
Dangerous Tweeters

I have been mulling whether to post this but decided it was necessary due to the large number of kids I see joining Twitter. About a week ago, I received…

by heidilynnrussell
4 Years ago
9 Replies
bbear
Recent Developments: Police Volunteers, #reclaimtheinternet, twittertrial

I see that between them, the recent call for volunteer 'geeks' by The Home Secretary to fight 'CyberCrime'which I think is officially not quite inclusive of on-line harassment and bullying,…

by bbear
4 Years ago
3 Replies
Suzanne
Suggested activities for Cybersmile in 2016

I'd like everyone's input in what they'd like to see Cybersmile do next year, areas of particular concentration. We know they will be supporting victims of cyberbullying and campaigning etc…

by Suzanne
4 Years ago
9 Replies
David85
British Government trying to include cyberbullying with radicalisation.

Ive just seen an article about the UK Gov bringing in measures for schools to 'safeguard' young people from online risks such as radicalisation, terrorism, sexual abuse and cyberbullying. Is…

by David85
4 Years ago
5 Replies
GamerGirl
Please don't ever let Facebook buy Twitter

I'm really worried about Facebook buying Twitter one day. We hear in the media that Twitter struggle to make a profit and it makes me think how awful it would…

by GamerGirl
4 Years ago
3 Replies
TheJudge
Twitter to address online abuse and protect our freedom of expression

Fantastic to see Twitter openly addressing the abuse problems on social media and wondered if you guys all knew about it? At the same time they are going to basically…

by TheJudge
4 Years ago
4 Replies
AeonBlue
Online Games and Griefing - List

I am trying to gather a list of online games were this is happening and would like peoples input and experiences, also details of how it was handled by the…

by AeonBlue
4 Years ago
10 Replies
Wanesite
What is gambling?

I'm not sure if I spelled this right, but I really want to know what does this term mean. I know it has to do with gaming and it is…

by Wanesite
4 Years ago
3 Replies
ISmitran
WHAT'S WITH US TO ONLY HEAR OTHER'S NEGATIVE TALK ABOUT US

Greetings to all of you Cybersmilers,haven't been around here too often as i wanted but here i am and hope we can discuss this i'm about to share with you…

by ISmitran
4 Years ago
12 Replies
Reflective_Joy
What would make today great?

It's the middle of the week and we may be bogged down by work, school, intense conversations on social media about looming elections and world conflicts or stressed about a…

by *Reflective_Joy*
4 Years ago
4 Replies
Reflective_Joy
Using one word, what are your hopes for 2016?

I hope to see more.... compassion

by *Reflective_Joy*
4 Years ago
10 Replies
Reflective_Joy
What are you looking forward to this holiday season?

The holidays are just around the corner. Whether you celebrate or not, it's a festive time of year and 2016 is almost upon us. Goodness time flies! - If you…

by *Reflective_Joy*
4 Years ago
7 Replies
dolphintiger12
IM BACK!!

Hi guys I'm back! I'm just wondering where chat has gone? Would love it back so muchhhhh!! I'm a year older now (its been like that for a month lolz)…

by dolphintiger12
4 Years ago
2 Replies
heidilynnrussell
My kiddo's response to text that said, "You're dead."

Wanted to share this, because I thought maybe some other kids out there may have received texts like this: Yesterday morning as my kiddo and I were walking to his…

by heidilynnrussell
4 Years ago
10 Replies
heidilynnrussell
Your social media posts reflect self-esteem

I am heart sick at times on Twitter when I receive a new follower who is a teenager, and I check out their bio page and see tweets where they…

by heidilynnrussell
4 Years ago
3 Replies
TheJudge
Why don't cyberbullies and trolls have a conscience?

Why do people who bully others online seem to be immune from feelings of gilt and remorse? I've seen internet trolls abusing cancer patients or parents of dead children and…

by TheJudge
4 Years ago
6 Replies
Reflective_Joy
Parents and educators, what area of cyberbullying do you struggle with the most?

Cyberbullying as we know, can happen using pretty much all modes of communication through our digital devices. Whether it be from email, text, gaming, social media or from new apps…

by *Reflective_Joy*
4 Years ago
9 Replies
GamerGirl
Vulnerable people receiving gaming consoles and tech this Christmas

I'm worried about the young and vulnerable receiving consoles, smartphones and other internet enabled tech this Christmas without fully being prepared for what they are going to be exposed to…

by GamerGirl
4 Years ago
6 Replies
Reflective_Joy
Are we potentially engaging in cyberbullying just by sharing?

I was recently on Facebook. One of my followers had posted a video that used hidden cameras. The video was of a man "pranking" his unaware girlfriend in to thinking…

by *Reflective_Joy*
4 Years ago
4 Replies
Koda
cant think of a title sorry :) but have a nice awesoem day

i was wondering if people but nagtive stuff towards themselves online just to see someone if they cared

by Koda
4 Years ago
1 Reply
GamerGirl
The charity LoL match with Intel and Mark Cuban for Cybersmile

I just wanted to say that the charity match in San Jose was absolutely legendary! It was like watching gaming but in the future with everyone happy and enjoying themselves...the…

by GamerGirl
4 Years ago
5 Replies
heidilynnrussell
Paris Attacks & Online Bullying of Muslims

Last night one of my dear friends who is Muslim posted something very disturbing to me on Facebook: She had been in a grocery store and was approached by a…

by heidilynnrussell
4 Years ago
7 Replies
Reflective_Joy
The new Twitter Poll option and cyberbullying

As many of you avid Twitter users know, There have been some new changes to Twitter. They have recently changed the favorite option to hearts and called it a "Like"…

by *Reflective_Joy*
4 Years ago
8 Replies
Reflective_Joy
What are you doind for Anti-Bullying week?

It's anti-bullying week! A week for much needed awareness around bullying and cyberbullying. We would love to know what your place of work, school, sports team or youth group are…

by *Reflective_Joy*
4 Years ago
4 Replies
Surferchickita
Sorry everyone!

Hi all! I just wanted to write a quick post to apologise for having been away for so long! I spent quite a while in hospital with my mental health…

by Surferchickita
4 Years ago
1 Reply
sophia
When your online partner gives you ' the silent treatment. '

What do you do when your online partner suddenly decide to ignore you? And give you ' the silent treatment. ' Being on a receiving end of such behaviour makes…

by sophia
4 Years ago
12 Replies
Surferchickita
YouTube

Hi everyone I just wondered if anyone could give me some advice. I've just been on my YouTube account and Erm wow some of the things people can say.... Telling…

by Surferchickita
4 Years ago
17 Replies
bbear
Is there help for bullies/harassers?

I spend time in the 'wrong end' of YouTube, talking about harassment. So I get a bit. And inevitably talk to my (attempted) abusers. I find a number of aggressors…

by bbear
4 Years ago
10 Replies