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  • ReThink makes cyberbullies think twice
  • ReThink makes cyberbullies think twice
    R. Nial Bradshaw (2015) ©
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ReThink makes cyberbullies think twice

In a recent survey of 5,000 teenagers, more than half thought that online abuse was worse than face-to-face abuse, with the anonymity of the internet making for an ominous culture of cyberbullying. ReThink is a piece of software hoping to put a stop to it, making cyberbullies think twice.

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