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Cyberbullies to be targeted by schools

The UK Minister for Schools has called on teachers to tackle the growing problem of ‘cyber bullying’ by young people.

Ed Balls commented that as technology has become more prevalent in society through websites such as myspace and facebook, so too has the reported cases of online abuse. Examples include threats of violence, intimidation, cyber-stalking, harassment via email and even threats to kill.

The government are also taking the issue seriously and they have launched a new website for anyone who needs help or more information with regards to hi-tech bullying.