In theory, the tradition of hazing has vanished from the college campuses of America. National fraternal organizations have banned it. At least 38 states have outlawed it. From coast to coast, university officials smugly assure worried parents that their campus is free of hazing.
Last month, Marvel released multiple variant covers to promote National Bullying Prevention Month - but they're going one step further early next year with a Comic about Spider-Man, The Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy teaming up to stamp out bullying once and for all, complete with some beautiful cover art.
The start of a new School year can be tough for anyone - and with National Bullying Prevention Month coming up this October, Marvel's enlisted the help of a few superheroes to promote the cause in a series of variant comic book covers.
If you see a lot of purple on Facebook tomorrow, don't worry, it's not because Facebook got hacked by Barneynonymous. Instead, Facebook and sites like Yahoo and Tumblr are turning purple tomorrow to take a stand against bullying.
The internet began as a pure place, free of malice and bad manners. Today, rudeness and horror abound.
I don't care who you are: growing up is hard. Particularly if you're growing up gay or transgendered in an unsupportive environment. But what all of these people—the Apple Employees in this video, the Google employees before them, and countless others—say is true: it gets better. It really, truly does. [AppleEmployees]
Being a victim of bullying is one of the most negative experiences a kid could go through and Bully Block for Android wants to help address that problem.
It seems like a great time to be a bully. When I was a kid, even the most productive bullies could only manage a handful of victims at a time. What used to take a lot of effort can now be handled with a couple thumbs and some wifi. A hateful rumor can spread a lot faster on Facebook than it could on the school…
Until now, the only way to report Facebook abuse was to Facebook. Now they're letting you take matters into your own hands—sort of. If you come across an offensive or bullying (or otherwise abusive) photo, you can report it to a "trusted friend" and ask for IRL help with a pre-written message. It's an interesting…
Being a kid can be tough. It can be especially tough for gay and transgender kids. But take it from these Google employees: It gets better. Here they share their inspiring stories about life after adolescence. [It Gets Better]
Look, bullying is obviously a serious issue, but the idea of a video game that targets bullying sounds pretty absurd. It'll just give more fuel to bullies! "What did you play last night, GTA4?" "No, an anti-bullying game."
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Parents, PingAlert is perfect for your nerdy little kid. Next time he's getting his ass kicked on the playground for lunch money, he can use PingAlert to give you the heads up. You enter a special number into a speed dial on the phone, and it dials the KidsOK service which then sends an SMS to your parents with your…