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Mobbing Over the Net: Cyberbullying Among Students

December 6, 2012
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Many pupils have been the target of hateful or insulting comments on the Internet. Researchers have found out that one in three students in Germany has been a victim of cybermobbing at least once. Schools are now beginning to react and are teaching children how to defend themselves from cyber attacks.

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