Should parents be more concerned about cyber-bullying? Google survey raises questions

Experts say the survey's discrepancy between teachers' and parents' concerns over cyber bullying come amid a rise in cyber bullying.
Experts say the survey's discrepancy between teachers' and parents' concerns over cyber bullying come amid a rise in cyber bullying.PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO

SINGAPORE - When it comes to the online hazards that 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 on Monday (March 18), has raised questions about whether parents are downplaying the threat of cyber-bullying amid a sea of other online hazards.

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