2 middle schoolers charged with cyberstalking in girl’s suicide

Two pre-teens in Florida were charged with cyberstalking following the suicide of a middle-school classmate, according to reports. Police announced Monday that the 12-year-old suspects were arrested in connection to the Jan. 10 death of Gabriella Green, who allegedly took her own life at her Glades home, the Northwest

Former child model killed herself over bullying: family

A former child model, who was once the face of an iconic Australian hat brand, killed herself because she couldn’t take being hounded by cyber-bullies anymore, her family said. Amy “Dolly” Everett, who was 8 when she starred in an ad campaign for Akubra, was 14 when she committed

Bullies accused of driving honor roll teen to suicide

The family of a gifted Massachusetts teen claimed online bullies drove him to suicide — and now prosecutors are probing his sudden death. Connor Francis Tronerud, 15, of Sutton, killed himself on Dec. 4 after “struggling with bullying from peers,” according to his obituary. The teen was a graduate

Rise in teen suicide connected to social media popularity: study

CHICAGO — An increase in suicide rates among US teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a link. Suicide rates for teens rose between 2010 and 2015 after they had declined for nearly two decades, according to data

Rise in teen suicide connected to social media popularity: study

CHICAGO — An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a link. Suicide rates for teens rose between 2010 and 2015 after they had declined for nearly two decades, according to data

Woman sues Twitter to uncover fake Trump account’s identity

A Texas woman is suing Twitter to unmask the creator of a Trump parody account​ ​– claiming he’s a cyberbully. The harasser, who goes by the handle @DonlodJTrump and other variations of the president’s name, has called Lindsey N. Shamblen, 32, of Tarrant County, TX a “fat slob,” accused her ​and

Revenge porn site leaves trail of innocent victims

Lisa M. can’t walk around her hometown without wondering who has seen her naked. The 28-year-old from Gardner, Mass., was only 17 when her then-boyfriend snapped a couple of topless photos of her when she wasn’t looking. She loved him, trusted him and had no idea he even owned a camera.

Here’s a simple way to protect your kids from cyberbullying

Hold the phone — it might not be the best idea for your child. Cellphone owners in third and fourth grade are significantly more likely to fall prey to cyberbullying, according to research set to be presented Monday at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition. It gets worse:

More women are concerned about cyberbullying than men

Talk about macho men. A group called ReportLinker conducted a study of cyberbullying that found 45 percent of young women were very concerned about being attacked on social media while 38 percent of young men say they are not concerned at all. (Maybe that’s because they are the ones doing the

More women are concerned about cyberbullying than men

Talk about macho men. A group called ReportLinker conducted a study of cyberbullying that found 45 percent of young women were very concerned about being attacked on social media while 38 percent of young men say they are not concerned at all. (Maybe that’s because they are the ones doing the

For Kathy Griffin, A Long Road To Redemption With No Guarantees

Kathy Griffin sparked bipartisan outrage last week after debuting a photo showing her holding a prop styled to look like the severed head of President Donald Trump. While the idea for the image was concocted in just minutes, the fallout may last months, or years.  In an emotional press