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"It may be checking her text and pictures to make sure she's not texting with any other boys," explains Sameer Hinduja, co-founder of the Cyberbullying Research Center and associate professor of criminology at Florida Atlantic University.
This webinar is aimed at adult allies and people in the field of dating and domestic violence, including educators, parents and youth organizations.
Loveisrespect will provide information and strategies for teaching young people about healthy relationships and how to support one another.
Kids are also afraid to report the abuse to their parents because they may believe the abuse is not that big a deal, or they fear losing cell phone and laptop privileges, experts say.
The humiliation can be lasting for a teenager, said Parry Aftab, founder of the internet bullying advocacy group, Wired Safety.