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What would Emily say about cyber bullying?

What would Emily say about cyber bullying?

image credit:  Emily Dickinson Library Scout Moderation is based near Amherst, Massachusetts, birthplace of poet, Emily Dickinson.  At Scout, we are committed to keeping the online conversation civil.  We wonder, what would Emily Dickinson say about using the social network to hurt and bully?  Knowing the power of words to hurt, she once wrote, “We… Read more »

The Internet has killed civility

The Internet has killed civility

image credit:  The Complete Etiquette for Gentlemen Newsweek recently listed 14 things that are being killed by the internet with Civility ranking fourth.  Citing Matthew Moore of the Telegraph who writes, “The internet has wrought huge changes on our lives – both positive and negative – in the fifteen years since its use became widespread.”

Part 2: A terrible example of why moderation is crucial

Part 2: A terrible example of why moderation is crucial

Photo credit:  Michaela Karle Photography  All Rights Reserved If you’ve been reading the news lately, you know that the cyber bullying controversy is huge – and recently tragic.  People from all over the world have heard about the Phoebe Prince case and are extremely concerned and interested in finding a solution.

Part 1: A terrible example of why moderation is crucial

Part 1: A terrible example of why moderation is crucial

Photo credit:  Michaela Karle Photography  All Rights Reserved Merriam-Webster defines LIBEL as: 1. A written defamatory statement or representation that conveys an unjustly unfavorable impression; 2. a) A statement or representation published with just cause and tending to expose another to public contempt; b) defamation of a person by written or representational means; c) the… Read more »