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Online bullying dominates children's survey

Tue, 22 Mar 2016


Social media is changing the face of bullying on the Isle of Man.

The subject dominated a survey by the Children's Services Partnership of almost 1,400 11 to 18-year-olds.

50 questions were pitched at respondents relating to things like schooling, leisure, health and social attitudes.

It was found that online bullying rose by eight per cent compared to a decline in physical abuse.

Director of the Youth Trust Martin Macfarlane explains where it's happening:

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