Sexting: Advice for Teens Cyberbullying Research Center

Sexting: Advice for Teens

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin (For a formatted .pdf version of this article for distribution, click here]). Sharing pictures with romantic partners is a natural part of any relationship. It’s important , however, that you are doing so safely, responsibly, and appropriately. Exchanging explicit (nude) images is not only uncool, it’s illegal. It…

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Cell Phone Safety: Top Ten Tips for Teens

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin (For a formatted .pdf version of this article for distribution, click on the image above [or click here]). 1. Keep your cell phone keypad locked (and the PIN or password safe and private), so that others can’t grab it, unlock it, and use it to get you into…

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Smart Social Networking: Fifteen Tips for Teens

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin (For a formatted .pdf version of this article for distribution, click on the image above [or click here]). 1. Don’t post or send anything you would be embarrassed for certain others to see. Think about what your family, friends, future employers, or college admission decision- makers might think…

Ten Ideas for Youth to Educate their Community about Cyberbullying Cyberbullying Research Center image 1

Ten Ideas for Youth to Educate their Community about Cyberbullying

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin (For a formatted .pdf version of this article for distribution, click on the image above [or click here]). 1. Research the problem.  Spend time online to obtain a solid understanding of what cyberbullying is.  Make notes on what you learn, and think about other related aspects, such as…

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Password Safety: Top Ten Tips for Teens

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin (For a formatted .pdf version of this article for distribution, click on the image above [or click here]). 1. Protect them. Never, ever give your password (on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Skype, email, or any similar service) or cell phone unlock code to anyone—even a friend. Friendships sometimes don’t…

Responding to Cyberbullying: Top Ten Tips for Teens Cyberbullying Research Center

Responding to Cyberbullying: Top Ten Tips for Teens

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin (For a formatted .pdf version of this article for distribution, click on the image above [or click here]). 1. Talk about it. Tell someone if you’re the target of cyberbullying. Whether it’s your parents, a teacher, or another trusted adult, or even your best friend, never keep the…

Preventing Cyberbullying: Top Ten Tips for Teens Cyberbullying Research Center

Preventing Cyberbullying: Top Ten Tips for Teens

By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin (For a formatted .pdf version of this article for distribution, click on the image above [or click here]). 1. Educate yourself. To prevent cyberbullying from occurring you must understand exactly what it is. Research what constitutes cyberbullying, as well as how and where it is most likely to…

A Student’s Guide to Personal Publishing Cyberbullying Research Center image 1

A Student’s Guide to Personal Publishing

By Justin W. Patchin and Sameer Hinduja This handout discusses issues that students should consider when creating offline or online content and then publishing it for others to see. It also provides guidelines that can inform how best to make and share ideas, opinions, and multi-media in a way that does not lead to negative…