Online bullying is a popular topic on the news and in schools, but according to a recent Microsoft study, it’s not a popular topic at home.
Microsoft just released the results of a global youth online behavior survey to examine a range of online behaviors among youth – from “meanness” (least severe) to online bullying or cruelty (most severe), and everything in between.
The study found that kids are worried about online bullying and want to talk about it. However, according to the study, only 29 percent of kids say their parents have talked to them about the issue.
Read more about the Microsoft Global Youth Online Behavior Study.
Kids need to know that adults can and will help them. To assist parents and educators with these conversations, Microsoft has created some new resources: