Teachers and school personnel are often the first to notice the signs of bullying and cyberbullying among students. Click below to learn more about what you can do to help!


Being a parent is tough enough. Keeping up with what your kids are doing online is another challenge. Check out our materials and strategies to help you protect your children.


Are you a teen who is being cyberbullied? Do you see it happening at your school? Do you want to do something about it? Click below for ways to protect yourself and others from cyberbullying.

Cyberbullying Stories

"some weirdo on twitter said some very hurtful things to me. Mostly about being a Christian. i don't want to go into it any more than that." - 13 year-old girl from WI

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"Dr. Hinduja's presentation was informing and enlightening. His research and knowledge provided me with some immediate tools and resources to take back to my school. The coolest part was the live text survey. I've got to learn how to do that at my next conference!"

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A more effective solution for teen sexting - Deseret News
Feb 27, 2015 10:59 AM
... time with their significant other; they don't have wheels; they can't be with each other so the next best thing is intimacy of images," said Sameer Hinduja, a professor of criminology at Florida Atlantic University and co-director of the ...and (read more...)
Twitter account bullied students - The Durango Herald
Feb 26, 2015 4:22 PM
In a 2014 survey of 661 adolescents ages 11 to 14 conducted by the Cyberbullying Research Center, 12.2 percent reported being victims of cyberbullying in the last 30 days. In a similar case in Worthington, Minnesota, in 2012, school administrators (read more...)
Cyberbullying Research Center, #startswithus -
Oct 20, 2014 11:21 AM
(KTVI)- Dr. Sameer Hinduja is the Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center. He spoke with FOX 2's Lisa Hart about their local workshop that ties into the 'Character Goes Viral' program to prevent cyberbullying. Dr. Hinduja's three hour workshop (read more...)
Colleges try to manage Yik Yak problems - The Daily Tar Heel
Feb 13, 2015 12:22 AM
Sameer Hinduja, criminology professor at Florida Atlantic University and co-director of the Cyberbullying Research Center, said social media applications like Yik Yak aren't inherently bad. The problem lies with certain users. “With every app, there ...and (read more...)
The Internet is what we make of it -
Feb 10, 2015 6:49 AM
In fact, researchers Sameer Hinduja (Florida Atlantic University) and Justin Patchin (University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire) have found, among 2,000 middle school students in 2008, about 10 percent of students have experienced cyberbullying in the (read more...)

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