cyber bullying - updates

Rappler's latest stories on cyber bullying


FEU denounces 'cyberbullying' incident involving student-athlete

Feb 19, 2019 - 11:04 PM

'FEU condemns the wrongful tagging of a student athlete in a sexually explicit video circulating in social media,' the school says in a statement

'The Charcoal Confessions': Nancy Binay writes book on cyberbullying

Apr 17, 2018 - 2:20 PM

The book is currently titled '45 Handy Tips Towards Healing: The Nancy Binay Charcoal Confessions' and could be released before the 2019 campaign

 Photo by Angie de Silva

St Scho alumnae eye legal action vs cyber bullies

Nov 23, 2016 - 5:15 PM

Those who have attacked these young Scholasticans by way of threats harassment hurtful comments and cyber bullying are the ones who are committing child abuse

Dela Rosa to cops: Be decent on social media

Nov 23, 2016 - 12:15 AM

Pakita mo na maginoo ka mabait matino at kagalang galang na pulis says PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa responding to speculation that a policeman posted a lewd comment on Facebook

Senate bills seek to protect women vs online harassment, violence

Nov 22, 2016 - 1:48 PM

Senator Risa Hontiveros files the Tres Marias bills among them a measure that seeks to criminalize misogynistic and homophobic attacks on social media

PROTECTION FOR WOMEN. Senator Risa Hontiveros (middle) files the ‘Tres Marias’ bills at the Senate. She is flanked by women’s rights advocates Sylvia Claudio and Anna Nicole de Castro who experienced online harassment after protesting the hero’s burial of dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Photo by Joseph Vidal/Senate PRIB

'Let's gang bang her': Anti-Marcos protester gets rape threats

Nov 21, 2016 - 2:06 PM

What if these things were said to your mom sister daughter wife girlfriend or someone you cared about?

NUJP condemns threats against Reuters reporters

Oct 03, 2016 - 9:15 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte s appeal to his supporters not to harm journalists seems to have fallen on deaf ears says the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines

Confessions of a former online bully

Aug 22, 2016 - 12:11 PM

I am not going to justify what I did or make an excuse about it I was at my weakest and lowest point vulnerable and insecure

PNP to crack down on poll-related cyberbullying

May 08, 2016 - 1:45 AM

The Philippine National Police is also ready to secure media practitioners receiving threats from candidates supporters

Anti-Duterte voter files complaints vs Internet bullies

May 02, 2016 - 1:35 PM

UPDATED I hope people will understand their responsibilities on free speech There s a fine line between free speech and speech that harms Renee Karunungan says

Duterte to supporters: Be civil, intelligent, decent, compassionate

Mar 13, 2016 - 11:45 PM

UPDATED The statement from Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte s camp comes as his supporters threaten a student who asked him a question at a forum

Twitter looks to outside help in fighting abuse

Feb 10, 2016 - 2:15 PM

The social media site says it wants Twitter users across the globe to feel safe and confident

epa03939699 A passer-by photographs the Twitter logo on the outside of the New York Stock Exchange building in New York City, New York, USA 07 November 2013. Shares in the company Twitter (TWTR) began trading on the NYSE at a price of 26 US Dollars (19.23 Euro). EPA/ANDREW GOMBERT

Bullied 'Dancing Man' gets a Hollywood party

May 25, 2015 - 8:48 PM

He also gets to dance with singer Meghan Trainor

Monica Lewinsky: I was 'Patient Zero' of cyber-bullying

Oct 21, 2014 - 10:56 AM

Lewinsky says she was the first person to have their reputation completely destroyed worldwide via the Internet

Monica Lewinsky attends the Kitchen Spring Gala Benefit 2014 at Cipriani Wall Street on May 22, 2014 in New York City. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images/AFP

Britain threatens Internet 'trolls' with two years in jail

Oct 19, 2014 - 7:41 PM

According to a British official the proposal serves to mark their determination to take a stand against a baying cyber mob

'Let it go' - how to deal with cyber bullies

Mar 25, 2014 - 12:58 PM

Sometimes the best thing to do about cyber bullies is to do nothing at all

#TalkThursday: On the constitutional Cybercrime law

Feb 22, 2014 - 10:39 AM

Rappler talks to top technology law expert JJ Disini and lawyer Chris Lao a cyber bullying victim on the Cybercrime law

The Cybercrime law in 2014

Jan 27, 2014 - 3:37 PM

Rappler talks to lawyer JJ Disini on how the Cybercrime law could fare in 2014

Hard lessons of a reputation manager

Oct 21, 2013 - 12:03 PM

It felt a lot like drowning Now I m the one throwing the rope

Is cyber bullying normal in the age of social media?

Oct 02, 2013 - 5:28 PM

Along with the changes advances and implications that social media has on society users believe that it should create a community of respect

GOOD OR BAD? Social media can build or destroy depending on how you use it. Graphic by Jay Javier/Rappler

Solis, scumbags, and sacrificial lambs

Sep 26, 2013 - 6:31 PM

It all boils down to basic ethics We can express our disgust over plagiarism but should we go to the extent of ad hominem attacks?

Girl in US commits suicide after cyber bullying

Sep 15, 2013 - 1:27 AM

The bullying apparently started with a dispute over a boy that Rebecca Ann Sedwick had dated for a while the New York Times reported

How to avoid online child sexual abuse

Feb 16, 2013 - 9:48 AM

The Internet has facilitated new methods of non contact sexual abuse of children

App encourages 'sexting' among UK teens

Jan 05, 2013 - 11:44 AM

An app could prompt more teenagers to send nude photographs to strangers using their mobile devices

Spirit Day: Say NO to bullying

Oct 20, 2012 - 12:22 PM

Rappler supports LGBT youth and stands against bullying

Rappler stands against bullies

Bullying and the Social Media Mob

Oct 08, 2012 - 5:24 AM

Power was always meant to be a force for good to protect the weak and make the world a better place So it needs to be restrained by responsibility guided by a spirit of service and tempered with compassion and common sense