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Pledging to end bullying

Pledging to end bullying

SOCIAL media is arguably the fastest growing platform for bullying around the world. According to a study by Microsoft, 33% of Malaysian children aged 8-17 have experienced some form of online bullying.

Chilling at ChurpOut

Chilling at ChurpOut

IT was an event that was I trending on Twitter by around noon – even before the real party had started. That should give you an idea of what #ChurpOut2013 was all about. ChurpOut is an annual festival organised by social media community ChurpChurp that brings together popular social media personalities, online boutiques and other…

Drop a pin against bullying!

Nadine Ann Thomas

IT is easy to assume that someone as beautiful as Nadine Ann Thomas had a relatively charmed life while growing up. The Miss University Malaysia 2010 is definitely look and a …

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Drop a pin against bullying!

IF you have been a victim of workplace bullying, or seen it happening to a colleague, go to rAgEAgainstBullying.com and drop a pin on our online “heat map”. We developed the map to achieve two things – firstly, to show everyone how serious bullying is around the country; and secondly, to let victims know that…

Workplace bullying

Workplace bullying

IF you think bullying is something that only happens when you’re in school, you’re deluded. From verbally abusive bosses to sexually inappropriate colleagues, bullying is something that we could have to face up to throughout our working lives. While workplace bullying might be a grey area at times (is it bullying if someone gets consistently…

Dealing with cyberbullies

Dealing with cyberbullies

TEENAGERS on the Internet can be monsters, and I know this from reading my school juniors’ Ask.fm pages. It’s like my current guilty pleasure – it satisfies my hunger for drama, as much as it pains me to read those ridiculously awful comments being thrown around. But hey, nosing around is one of the ways…