Tag: Yik Yak

Top Ten Steps You Should Take To Respond To Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is an issue that affects us all: grown men and women, teenagers, tweens, and even children. It can eat up a shocking number of mental and physical hours each day, especially given the amount of time we spend with screens. No one is immune. Whether you are a female gamer, a celebrity, or just... Read more »

CBS Anchor Makes Day of 4-Year-Old Figure Skating Girl

CBS Anchor Makes Day of 4-Year-Old Figure Skating Girl
CBS Chicago News came to the house today to interview me about my bullying work for a story on problematic social media apps such as YikYak and Burn Book. My four-year-old daughter thought they were coming to interview her about winning first place in her first ice skating competition yesterday.  She ran to put on... Read more »

The Real Problems With Yik Yak, and How You Should Respond

The Real Problems With Yik Yak, and How You Should Respond
Schools in Chicagoland are up in arms and shutting down the social media app Yik Yak.  Here are the real problems with Yik Yak and what you can do to respond. What is Yik Yak? Yik Yak is a four-month-old app for Android and Apple mobile devices that allows users to post text-only Yaks of... Read more »
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