Watch out Internet meanies. Game could soon be over for you.
Bullies and mean girls have been around forever but, with the arrival of smartphones and social media, meanness has taken on new forms and dramatically extended its reach. Digital abuse is now so widespread, and such are its dramatic effects on victims, that the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a stern warning about the risks posed by cyberbullying to adolescents’ mental health. But how much do we really know about how to tackle online bullies, asks a new study from Taylor and Francis? Recently published in the journal of Information, Communication & Society (http://www.