Technological solutions for cyberbullying

Cigdem Topcu-Uzer*; İbrahim Tanrıkulu    * Sinop University, Sinop, Turkey Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey


This chapter reviewed the literature regarding technological solutions to prevent and intervene in cyberbullying incidents. Social media companies, Internet service providers, email service providers, instant-messaging apps, apps for cyberbullying, and other technological solutions were examined. We found that (a) parental control and filtering, (b) blocking an account, (c) removing the content, (d) reporting, (e) directing to online resources, and (f) safety centers were the most frequently used solutions to cyberbullying. The available technological solutions were mostly preventative. ...

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