Dutch Man Charged With Cyberbullying Amanda Todd

Michelle Dean · 04/18/14 10:00AM

Amanda Todd's cyberbully has reportedly been found. A 35-year-old Dutch man who was arrested in January for indecent assault and child pornography is now suspected of having been the man who tormented Todd, who committed suicide at 15 years old in 2012.

Justin Bieber's Cyberbullying PSA Will Be Hilarious in 20 Years

Rich Juzwiak · 10/10/12 03:45PM

The video above will be the new "What is the Internet, anyway?" in 20 years, when we look back on the "cyberbullying" frenzy through the lens of the stilted discourse that defined it. In it, Justin Bieber dons his smart-guy glasses, flatly delivers a plea to use the Internet to make "a positive impact on the world," and counsels a victim of cyberbullying, who doesn't really articulate her story well. She references an AIM conversation that caused people to IM her hate messages, but she doesn't explain what the contents were that made people so angry. I'm not saying she brought the hate on herself, I'm just saying she's rocking bitchy bangs. #nocybo.

Anti-Bullying Mom Allegedly Assaults 12-Year-Old Girl

Lauri Apple · 09/14/11 09:33AM

"I don't encourage fighting, it's not the right thing to do," says concerned Long Island mom Daphne Melin, who's just been arrested for allegedly encouraging her tween daughter to fight and for beating on a 12-year-old.

Internet Prankster Sends SWAT Team to Cyberbullying Expert's House

Adrian Chen · 07/25/11 02:55PM

Among the many, many people who irk the anarchic message board 4chan, cyberbullying expert Parry Aftab is one of the most consistently despised. So it's not surprising that an anonymous internet denizen sent a SWAT team to her New Jersey home this weekend.

Here's the Outrageous Suicide Attempt Scene from ABC Family's Cyberbully

Matt Cherette · 07/18/11 01:07AM

Tonight, ABC Family premiered Cyberbully (sorry, Cyberbu//y), a TV movie it hyped as a call to "delete digital drama." Which is funny, because Cyberbully itself was so hyperbolic and drama-filled that you'd think there wouldn't be any of it left lying around to get rid of, anyway.

4channer Gets Prison Time for Sending Penis Pics to School

Max Read · 01/19/11 01:51AM

Twenty-year-old Matthew Riskin Bean was sentenced to 45 days in prison after pleading guilty to a single count of stalking. Bean, a 4chan user, had posed as a "concerned mother" and emailed a Philadelphia school pictures of a student's penis.

It's Easier Than Ever to Spy On Your Kids

Adrian Chen · 12/05/10 02:37PM

What the hell are our tweens doing on their little computer phones and Facebooks? Surely they aren't simply changing their avatars to cartoon characters all day. They're being bullied, and bullying. Luckily it's easy to see everything they do online.

Is This Webcam Spying Victim Tyler Clementi's Last Call for Help?

Max Read · 09/29/10 10:02PM

Did 18-year-old Tyler Clementi—whose roommate live-streamed video of him "making out with a dude"—reach out for help before killing himself? A thread on a gay community message board apparently tells the story in Clementi's own words.

Jessi Slaughter Talks Cyberbullying on Good Morning America

Matt Toder · 07/22/10 08:48AM

Today, Good Morning America sat down with Jessi Slaughter, the 11 year-old victim of intense cyberbullying, and her parents. She talked about the content of her videos and how she's reacted to the firestorm that her videos touched off.