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Buzz it or Bash it? Free Speech, Social Media and Trolls | Follow the Buzz DryerBuzz

Buzz it or Bash it? After politics took over the gridiron and football became the field of protest, we needed to check the yardage gained or lost on the impact social media has on free speech in the face of trolls. After checking the Internet and Tech section of Pew Research, we already know this to be a thing: “Many experts fear uncivil and manipulative behaviors on the internet will persist – and may get worse. This will lead to a splintering of social media into AI-patrolled and regulated ‘safe…

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The Clippings | Social Mobs Taking Toll on Talk Show Hosts? | Women from The Real share stories of online bullying

The Clippings — Commenting on television shows became the trend in social media.  Some shows enjoy engaging viewers in real time — others not so much.  In too many cases, bad outweighs the good — retweeted again and again.  How does one block out bad and enjoy the good? Speaking of blocked — we found ourselves blocked by certain celebrities.  A tweet retweeted can take over a timeline, depending on how notifications are set.  Surely, we’ve never said anything along lines of bullying — stated the obvious a time or two,…

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MLK Center Hosts Anti-Bullying Rally ‘Bullying Is Not Hot!’ | Tuesday Jan 15, 2013

Presented by the Metropolitan Atlanta Violence Prevention Partnership (MAVPP), Fulton County Office of Children & Youth, HOT 107.9 FM, Music Education Group (MEG), and Fulton County Youth Commission. Tuesday, January 15, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PST) Atlanta, GA Follow the Buzz via MLK Center Hosts Anti-Bullying Rally ‘Bullying Is Not Hot!’ | Tuesday Jan 15, 2013 — You just got the buzz from — Transforming the way we look — at life. Invite to Experience Your Events via   Extra BuzzBuzz it or…

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LivingAtlantaStyle! Two Atlanta Companies Unite to Fight Child Abduction and Cyberbullying for Tom Joyner | Divas In Defense and Budget Car and Truck Rental

Clipped from Atlanta DayBook With children returning to school, it is imperative to educate children and their parents on social media etiquette, internet safety and cyberbullying prevention. In an effort to provide awareness and training, Divas in Defense has teamed with Budget Car and Truck Rental of Atlanta to provide self-defense training at the Allstate/Tom Joyner Family Reunion in Orlando Florida.  This campaign consists of a series of self-defense presentations and classes. These classes include training on how to protect your identity against theft, warning signs of a child being…

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Message to America: Listen, We Are Dying | Atlanta Youth Group Creates PSA To Save Peers From Violence and Bullying | Seeing is Believing

Seeing is Believing — In response to reoccurring violent headlines involving youth, Youth In Action created this PSA in hopes that America will listen. Marypat Hector, Founder and National President of Youth in Action, will appear on Atlanta radio to discuss the organization’s continued effort to empower youth seeking a brighter future. A leading radio station in Atlanta plans to stop the music November 15, 2010 to allow youth to be heard with regards to bullying and the violence plaguing schools and communities. Listen: Stop the Violence and the Bullying…

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