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The Cyber-Samaritans: Exploring Criminal Liability For The "Innocent" Bystanders Of Cyberbullying

Study by Heather Benzmiller from Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 107, No. 2. This interesting paper examines the Samaritan role of onlookers who see cyberbullying in occurence and looks at how they should perhaps deal with this situation, as well as possible legal ramifications.

***Article contains occasional bad language in the context of cyberbullying experienced.

The Changing Face Of Bullying: An Empirical Comparison Between Traditional And Internet Bullying Victimization

An article from researchers at The University of British Columbia and The University of the Fraser Valley, examining the similarities and differences between “traditional” face-to-face bullying and the growing trend of cyberbullying using the internet. Published in the Journal of Computers and Human Behaviour.

Cyberbullying Presence, Extent & Forms In A Midwestern Post-Secondary Institution

An investigative inquiry by Dr. Julie Smith (University of Minnesota) and Dr. Jiyoon Yoon (University of Texas Arlington) published in 2013. While many think of cyberbullying as a problem mainly confined to secondary education, this study finds strong evidence of incidents at the college level and discusses the serious effects on life and learning.

Cyberbullying in the Workplace

A study of cyberbullying in the workplace written in 2013 exclusively for The Cybersmile Foundation by Sam Farley, Doctoral Researcher at the University of Sheffield.

Young Peoples Voices On Cyberbullying - What Can Age Comparisons Tell Us?

Written in 2011 by Saima Tarapdar, with the support of Professor Mary Kellett, Director of the Children’s Research Centre, Open University. The research was commissioned by the Diana Award as part of the Anti-Bullying Ambassadors Programme, funded by the Department for Education.

Virtual Violence II - Progress And Challenges In The Fight Against Cyberbullying

A 2012 cyberbullying report based on research commissioned by Nominet Trust in association with the National Association for Head Teachers (NAHT).