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Survey: Cyberbullying on the rise

Created: 06/03/2014 6:44 AM WHEC.com

Reports of cyberbullying are on the rise.
 
A McAfee survey of teens and preteens finds nearly 90-percent have witnessed cyberbullying. That's up from less than 30-percent last year.  
 
Another key finding, teens are turning to social networks they believe their parents are not looking at like YouTube and Instagram.  
 
McAfee has some tips to keep your child safe from cyberbullies. Make sure you have passwords to all social media accounts and passcodes to all devices. And stay a step ahead by keeping on top of the latest technology, apps and websites aimed at teens and preteens.





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