Social media firms 'failing' to tackle cyber-bullying

Posted in: Child Protection&Online Safety at 28/02/2018 11:39

Social networks' failure to tackle cyber-bullying is risking the mental health of young people, a Children's Society survey has found.

Almost half of 1,089 11 to 25-year-olds questioned for the Safety Net report had experienced threatening or nasty social media messages, emails or texts.

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Social media companies such as Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter have been accused of failing to protect young people from harassment after a cyberbullying inquiry found that online abuse severely affects their mental health.

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