Tech Tuesday: Cyberbullying, the Power of Facebook, Google Fighting Fake News
An 11-year-old in Michigan took his own life last week after his girlfriend used social media to lead him to believe she had died by suicide. Bullying was the second largest child health concern in 2015 according to a study done by the University of Michigan, but parents are split on what actually is considered cyberbullying and how it should be dealt with. Join us today as we discuss the implications of cyberbullying, if Facebook has too much power and the latest in tech news.
If you or someone you know is showing warning signs of suicide, consider contacting the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK.
- Larry Magid, syndicated tech columnist and CEO, ConnectSafely.org
- Brian Bergstein, Editor-at-Large, MIT Technology Review
- Russell Holly, contributing editor, AndroidCentral.com