Research published this week by the UK media regulator Ofcom, has revealed the extent of social media bullying on young people with 11% of 12- to 15-year-olds stating they had been bullied online and 40% of parents of online 5- to 15-year-olds claiming to be very or fairly concerned about cyberbullying. Online platform The Collate Loop is tackling these issues by harnessing the positive aspects of the digital world in a ‘safe space’, which allows school age children to be taught social media etiquette in schools.
A safe space
The Collate Loop offers a digital platform where students (as well as parents, teachers, school leaders and governors) can communicate online in open, closed or private groups, each monitored by an approved administrator within the school.
Nefarious activates such as cyberbullying are protected against as all user profiles have the ability to be vetted by stakeholders of the...