Teens Are Being Bullied 'Constantly' on Instagram - The Atlantic


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“Teenagers have always been cruel to one another. But Instagram provides a uniquely powerful set of tools to do so.” https://t.co/DIV05yqGKw pic.twitter.com/8l48vOjqUK

— Will Richardson (@willrich45) October 16, 2018
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Because bullying on your main feed is seen by many as aggressive and uncool, many teens create hate pages: separate Instagram accounts, purpose-built and solely dedicated to trashing one person, created by teens alone or in a group. They’ll post bad photos of their target, expose her secrets, post screenshots of texts from people saying mean things about her, and any other terrible stuff they can find.

“I’ve had at least 10 hate pages made about me,” said Annie, a 15-year-old who asked to be referred to by a pseudonym. “I know some were made in a row by the same person, but some were from different people. They say really nasty things about you, the most outrageous as possible.”
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Sometimes teens, many of whom run several Instagram accounts, will take an old page with a high amount of followers and transform it into a hate page to turn it against someone they don’t like. “One girl took a former meme page that was over 15,000 followers, took screencaps from my Story, and Photoshopped my nose bigger and posted it, tagging me being like, ‘Hey guys, this is my new account,’” Annie said. “I had to send a formal cease and desist. I went to one of those lawyer websites and just filled it out. Then she did the same thing to my friend.”
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2 days ago by terry
How to prevent.

Teach them it’s wrong
Strong social support
Understand how technology works
Strong family support
Not just one identity
Self confidence. Sports and martial arts
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4 days ago by christopherming
No app is more integral to teens’ social lives than Instagram. While Millennials relied on Facebook to navigate high school and college, connect with friends, and express themselves online, Gen Z’s networks exist almost entirely on Instagram.
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5 days ago by odelano
There are a lot of kids on Instagram and this article highlights some of the dark sides of cyber bullying.
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No app is more integral to teens' social lives than Instagram. While Millennials relied on Facebook to navigate high school and college, connect with friends, and express themselves online, Gen Z’s networks exist almost entirely on Instagram. via Pocket
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7 days ago by TypingPixels
Teen instagram sounds like a waking nightmare.
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Just wait till they’re in their 30s on Twitter...
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No app is more integral to teens' social lives than Instagram. While Millennials relied on Facebook to navigate high school and college, connect with friends, and express themselves online, Gen Z’s networks exist almost entirely on Instagram.
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7 days ago by WFreeland
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"Teenagers have always been cruel to each other. But Instagram provides a uniquely powerful set of tools to do it." Important piece from @TaylorLorenz: https://t.co/V5UxvJYkp5

— Jeffrey Goldberg (@JeffreyGoldberg) October 10, 2018

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7 days ago by tswaterman
Shutterstock No app is more integral to teens' social lives than Instagram. While Millennials relied on Facebook to navigate high school and college, connect…
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7 days ago by adamparnes
I wrote about all the many fucked up ways teens bully each other on Instagram
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I wrote about all the many fucked up ways teens bully each other on Instagram
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