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Emojis and emoticons: New tools for harassment or innocent silly faces?

Monday, June 04, 2018 @ 8:17 AM | By Denise Koster

From verbal disagreements to physical altercations to the use of social media, both child and adult bullying has evolved over the past five decades. No longer do individuals have to gain strength physically or mentally to berate or threaten another person. Incivility and criminal activity can now be conducted with a click of a button or a creation of a website or Facebook page.

Online threats and live streaming have taken the world of bullying and harassment to another level. The fact that cell phones are...