Cyber bullying can be a threat

While teachers in Singapore view cyber bullying as a top online threat, parents do not seem to think so, according to a Google survey

When it comes to the online hazards children face, parents here are most concerned about privacy and security, but teachers say cyber bullying is the top menace.

This mismatch in perceptions, one of the findings of a survey released by Google last Monday, has raised questions about whether parents are downplaying the threat of cyber bullying amid a sea of other online hazards.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 24, 2019, with the headline 'Cyber bullying can be a threat'. Subscribe