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Protecting Children Online?: Cyberbullying Policies of Social Media Companies

Tijana Milosevic


This book examines social media companies’ policies against cyberbullying or digital bullying in the context of children and youth. It bases its arguments upon an analysis of written corporate documents of fourteen major social media companies including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat and Ask.fm, among others, and interviews with social media company representatives, non-governmental organizations and e-safety experts that collaborate with companies to assist them in preventing bullying. Furthermore, the book provides an analysis of five cases where bullying and cyberbullying w ... More

Keywords: cyberbullying, online harassment, online platforms, youth, social media, non-governmental organizations, dignity, e-safety, self-regulation, children’s rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780262037099
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262037099.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tijana Milosevic, author
University of Oslo