Tag Archive for social media

Huge rise in young people being bullied online

 

New NSPCC data suggests there has been an 88% increase in cyber bullying over the last 5 years. Social media sites are being urged to do more to tackle the problem. Alex Holmes, head of the anti-bullying campaign at the Diana Award describes what can be done to tackle the problem.

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US election: The science behind Donald Trump’s tweets

 

President-elect Donald Trump famously had his Twitter account taken away from him in the final days of his election campaign. Since he won, he's not only got it back – he's apparently been typing furiously.

David Robinson, data scientist at Stack Overflow, analysed the tweets and explains more about what he found.

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New legal guidelines for trolling offences

 

New legal guidelines suggest that people who abuse others on the internet could face prosecution. The proposals for England & Wales would mean possible court action for people caught creating derogatory hashtags or images or inciting others to harass people online.

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