Viral challenges come and go, and many of them aren’t likely to put us in serious danger – however, some can be potentially harmful.
Online Risks and Cyberbullying
The last thing any parent or carer wants to imagine is their child being bullied or harassed online.
Unfortunately, burying our heads in the sand to avoid the prevalence of this issue won’t make it go away. Forewarned is forearmed.
In this section, we discuss what you need to know about online grooming, exploitation and cyberbullying.
Topics covered include Parental Controls, Online Pornography, Fake News, Online Dating and Online Challenges.
Dr David Coleman offers expert advice on the signs that your child may be experiencing cyberbullying and where to go for support in that case.
He also explains why some children might resort to cyberbullying to deal with their own pain and how to talk to your child about online empathy.