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Saturday, December 20, 2014


by Charles Frederickson & Saknarin Chinayote

Suspects responsible for recent cyberbullying attacks targeting State College Area School District students were identified Tuesday. Superintendent Bob O’Donnell said more than one person ran a Twitter account called @SCHateTweets, which posted its first tweet Thursday. State College Police Chief Tom King said at least two people set up the account, but neither he nor O’Donnell would confirm that they were students. The account targeted about 50 State High students, Principal Scott DeShong and O’Donnell. The tweets ranged from attacking students’ personalities and appearances to alleging sexual promiscuity and drug use. --(State College, PA) Centre Daily Times, December 16, 2014

cyberbullying faceless gutless soulless cowardice

hiding behind internet smokescreen anonymity

provides abusers pretending they’re tough

actually insecure unhappy social outcasts

malicious rumors taunts vile put-downs

transmitted through email instant messaging

chat room exchanges digital images

sent to victim’s cellular phone

cyberstalking is equal opportunity offender

knowing no geographical socio-cultural bounds

don’t live in shell of

silence tell someone report crime

reportedly over half of adolescents

have been harassed or participated

in cruel denigrating online attacks

inflicting emotional distressful psychological trauma

girls are about twice as

likely as boys to be

cyberbully victims and perpetrators also

more likely to contemplate suicide

people who love themselves won’t

belittle others knowing what’s right

doesn’t mean much unless you

do what’s right – stop cyberbullying!

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