Bullying

7 Steps to Being a Better Gamer

Probably everyone at some point has thought about the possibility of making money from gaming at some point in their life. Maybe it was when you were 10 and mastering your Game Boy, or maybe you are deep in Twitch streams every day after class now. If you game frequently though, you know there are

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The Dos and Don’ts: What to Do If You Are Experiencing In-Game Bullying

We know from our research that up to 7 in 10 young people experience cyberbullying before the age of 18. Cyberbullying comes in many different forms and is something that is totally subjective to the recipient. A common form of cyberbullying is in-game abuse (harassment from other gamers whilst in online mode). Dealing with bullying in a game

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Wireless Report: Online Behaviours and Mental Health

Introducing the Wireless Report When we carried out our Annual Bullying Survey 2020, we asked young people a bunch of questions about their lives online. Out of this came the Wireless Report, a unique and wide-ranging study that tells us some incredible insights into the online behaviours, feelings and fears of young people across the

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Cancelling Cancel Culture: Ending the Toxic Pile-On

Cancel culture is part of life online today. We can generally expect a new person who is living in the public eye to be “cancelled” based on comments or actions, often from many many years ago. Whilst we are never saying that racism, ableism, sexism, homophobia or transphobia has any place in our society today,

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Anti-Bullying Activities for Teachers

We’ve put together a list of anti-bullying activities for teachers to run during Anti-Bullying Week 2017.

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Writing a Nasty Comment: 22 Better Uses of Your Time

It can be easy to want to retaliate when you see something you disagree with online. But when we react out of anger, we often end up in a keyboard battle with a total stranger, and everything can very quickly become a lot worse. Trying to catch ourselves in the midst of an angry outburst

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Battle Royale Bullying: How to Report In-Game Abuse in Fortnite

You might be more concerned about the rate you can build ramps or running from someone who has got their hands on a SCAR, but one thing you might not think about in Fortnite is what to do when someone does you dirty. About 50% of you have experienced cyberbullying in a game, so we

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Top 10 Tips for Overcoming Bullying

“Just ignore it”, is what most people are told when they’re being bullied, “they’re only jealous”, they say – but what use is that when you’re hurting and it’s making you feel bad about yourself? “Tell a teacher” is sometimes good advice but what about if your teachers don’t do anything?

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What is Revenge Porn? 5 Things You Should Know from the Experts

What is Revenge porn? Sounds scary doesn’t it? Here, Carmel Glassbrook from the Revenge Porn Helpline breaks down the top 5 things you need to know about revenge porn from her experience working with the organisation: 1. It’s not always about “revenge” and it’s not really porn. So, the story goes; “Boy meets girl. Girl sends

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How to be the best ally for the #StopAsianHate movement

The #StopAsianHate movement is all about bringing an end to the rise of racist attacks and hate crimes against Asian people since the start of the pandemic. You can find out more about it from our quick guide to the movement here. It’s hard to know how to be the best ally to any movement

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