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Study finds most kids are victims of cyberbullying and parents never knew.

Cyber Safety Cop Thursday, December 5, 2013

A team of researchers from several universities including Cornell conducted surveys with parents and their children to find out about the children's online behavio
r. They discovered that while nearly one-third of children admitted to being victims of cyberbullying, only 10 percent of their parents reported knowing about it. The younger the child, the more likely it was that the parents were unaware of their having been bullied online. In addition, 15 percent of children confessed to being bullies themselves, while only five percent of parents said they were aware of their bullying behavior. A paper describing the research was published in Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication.
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