MSU research on cyberbullying shows signs for concern

Feb 14, 2013

Studies conducted by MSU professors found cyberbullying is just as detrimental to youths as physical bullying.

Bullying isn't just happening the the schoolyard anymore. In the age of technology, online aggression is everywhere.

Two recent reports by MSU professors focus on the world of cyberbullying.

One study lead by Thomas Holt, assistant professor at MSU's School of Criminal Justice, found that cyberbullying is just as impactful as physical bullying.  

Saleem Alhabash, assistant professor  in MSU’s Department of Advertising,  also collected research on cyberbullying. His work explores the use of social networking sites to fight cyberbullying.