Digital

What Do I Do If Someone Threatens to Leak My Nudes?

This Anti-Bullying Week, we wanted to take a minute to answer some of your most important questions about some of the most important bullying issues that still happen all over the world. For example, we know from our research that many young people across the country fear having their nudes leaked, or don’t know how

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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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Gaming Terminology: Everything You Need To Know

Have you ever been playing an online game and had no idea what everyone was talking about? If yes, this may be of use to you. If not… hopefully, this helps anyway. Here is some common gaming terminology to help you understand what everyone is saying. Common terms So to get you started on this, here

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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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Dealing with Anger: A Toolkit

Anger can be a useful emotion because it tells us when something is unfair or unjust. We’re often told to hide our anger or to squash it down, but no emotion is a bad one, and we can’t turn them off. Instead, we should see anger as motivation to try and address the unfairness we’re

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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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12 Online Behaviours Which Are Shady AF…

Are you throwing some serious shade at other people? We put our heads together here at Ditch the Label to make this list of twelve shady behaviours that people do online which they definitely wouldn’t do IRL. We’re all guilty of at least a couple of the points on this list! But if you’re doing them

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How Is #StopAsianHate Connected to the Media We Consume?

The #StopAsianHate movement is spreading across the globe after a huge surge in physical attacks against Asian people connected to the coronavirus pandemic. Sadly, these racist attacks have been reported in many different countries, and in the USA especially, older, more vulnerable people are being targeted. When the victim is targeted because they belong to

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Everything You Need to Know About Feeling Sad – And What You Can Do to Feel Better

Feeling sad is something that happens to all of us. Your football team loses, you fall out with a friend, or something much worse happens, and it can feel like a smile is a distant memory. But what is sadness, and what actually happens to us when we feel sad?  What does serotonin do?  So

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