Quick Look: Kids, Texting, and Bullying

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The original headline for this story is "Text-message Bullying Becoming More Common," but the expert they quote says the study the article is based on is "relatively reassuring." "If online bullying were getting worse, I would expect to see more kids saying they're distressed by it. But we didn't see that, and I think that's good news."

NEW YORK | Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:05pm EST NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A growing number of U.S. kids say they have been picked on via text messaging, while there has been little change in online harassment, researchers reported Monday.

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