Cyberbullying still a problem


THANKS TO THE RAPID GROWTH OF THE INTERNET AND SOCIAL NETWORKS… KIDS DON’T HAVE TO BE ON THE STREET TO BE AT RISK. ACCORDING TO DO- SOMETHING DOT ORG… 95 PERCENT OF TEENS IN THE U- S ARE SOCIALLY ONLINE ON A DAILY BASIS. MORE THAN ONE IN 3 YOUNG PEOPLE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 12 AND 17 SAY THEY HAVE BEEN BULLIED. NO LONGER ARE THE BIGGEST BULLIES ON THE PLAYGROUND. TIM: “YOU CAN EITHER PUT YOUR KID AWAY AND NOT LET HIM HAVE ACCESS TO THE WORD AND HOPE THEY TURN OUT OF. NOT LIKELY. OR YOU TEACH THEM AS THEY GET OLDER THE REALITY OF WHAT WE SEE ONLINE,” SAID KEVIN METCALF A CYBER EXPERT. STATISTICS SHOW GIRLS ARE 3 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO BE BULLIED ON LINE THAN BOYS. TIM-BRIDGET THAT’S JUST ONE OF THE WORRYSOME STATISTICS WE CAME ACROSS TODAY. I’LL SHARE OTHERS TONIGHT AT 10. BRIDGET: LAST NIGHT WE TOLD YOU ABOUT A NEW WINERY OPEN IN SIOUX CITY– AND NOW PEOPLE IN NORFOLK HAVE A