Tag Archives: cyberbullying

Suicide and Social Pressure from A Teen’s Perspective: Her message to Parents – ALL Parents should read this…..

        As we continue to honor the life of  Detroit Renaissance High School Senior, Billy Watts, Jr. there have been many teens who have reached out with comments about life, death, their experiences, and what it’s like … Continue reading

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New App Monitors Twitter Feeds for Suicide Warnings – Keeping children, teens, and families safe Online

Earlier this week I shared my view of how a child’s online activities and cries for help often foreshadows their offline actions, resulting in a tragedy.  In the past few years there have been many cases where the victims shared … Continue reading

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What role did Social Media Play in the Washington State High School Shooting : Online Actions often foreshadow Offline Realities

              Jaylen Ray Fryberg, opened fired in the cafeteria of Marysville-Philchuck High School, killing two students and seriously wounding four others before killing himself.  Usually in these cases, we find that the teen shooter … Continue reading

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Bomb threat at Grosse Pointe North High School – Online Safety and Social Media Responsibility Tip for Parents

Classes at Grosse Pointe North High School were delayed this morning after the school’s administration learned of a bomb threat at 7:00 a.m. made by a current student via social media. Police directed the school’s administration to clear and close … Continue reading

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18-year-old girl commits suicide after being cyberbullied by a shop owner – Keeping Teens Safe on the Internet

Cyberbullying is usually attributed to teens, however we should be aware that it can take many forms.  Unfortunately social media has taken the place of resolving issues, the old fashioned way, as some people have opted to take the cowardly … Continue reading

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