Cyberbullying Prevention for the Classroom

As cyberbullying rates reach an all time high among young adults, what are parents and teachers to do? Yes, Anti-Bullying Laws do exist and cyberbullying is ILLEGAL!  Laws vary by state, but cover the necessities.  According to the Cyberbullying Research Center, while only 23 states directly mention “cyberbullying”, 48 states include protection against electronic harassment. … Continue reading Cyberbullying Prevention for the Classroom

How to Protect Kids from Cyberbullying

Teens are already notorious for taunting their peers, and now technology has provided another avenue for adolescents to become involved in destructive behavior. Thus began the rise of cyberbullying: bullying via electronic communication usually occurring in the form of mean-spirited and particularly harmful messages. The fact that 88% of young adults use cell phones regularly … Continue reading How to Protect Kids from Cyberbullying

Bullying and Self-Harm Detection

A big reason school IT Admins are drawn to Securly is our industry-first "Bullying and Self-Harm Detection". This technology promises to keep students safe on social media by analyzing their posts and alerting school officials of incidents such as cyber-bullying, self-harm, and grief. In theory it sounds quite powerful, but how does our technology work, and more importantly, … Continue reading Bullying and Self-Harm Detection