Gaming

Battle Royale Bullying: How to Report In-Game Abuse in Fortnite

You might be more concerned about the rate you can build ramps or running from someone who has got their hands on a SCAR, but one thing you might not think about in Fortnite is what to do when someone does you dirty. About 50% of you have experienced cyberbullying in a game, so we

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12 Online Behaviours Which Are Shady AF…

Are you throwing some serious shade at other people? We put our heads together here at Ditch the Label to make this list of twelve shady behaviours that people do online which they definitely wouldn’t do IRL. We’re all guilty of at least a couple of the points on this list! But if you’re doing them

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7 Things we can Learn From Pokémon

Pokemon has been going for over 20 years now, and in that time has left many life lessons for us to follow. 1. Racism is silly. Pikachu is both yellow and black – yet still remains everyone’s favourite. (Sorry Charmander). 2. Things will get better.  Take Magikarp for example; deemed useless for most of their

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The Problem with Trolling

What is trolling? “Trolling” in an online game is most commonly used to described when players go out of their way to annoy everyone and make other players rage. The acts of trolling can range anywhere from committing friendly fire to just telling other players that they suck, repeatedly. Now, while this seems like harmless

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The Dos and Don’ts: What to Do If You Are Experiencing In-Game Bullying

We know from our research that up to 7 in 10 young people experience cyberbullying before the age of 18. Cyberbullying comes in many different forms and is something that is totally subjective to the recipient. A common form of cyberbullying is in-game abuse (harassment from other gamers whilst in online mode). Dealing with bullying in a game

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A Parents Guide to Online Gaming

So, you’re getting hassled about online gaming: your child has started gaming or wants to start, they’re telling you ‘back off, I know what I’m doing, I’m sensible. I know the box says it’s for over 18s only but all my mates are playing it.’ Kids are now growing up in an ever digital world,

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Dealing with Anger: A Toolkit

Anger can be a useful emotion because it tells us when something is unfair or unjust. We’re often told to hide our anger or to squash it down, but no emotion is a bad one, and we can’t turn them off. Instead, we should see anger as motivation to try and address the unfairness we’re

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Everything You Need to Know About Anger

Why do we get angry?  Take a moment to think about a time when you were really angry. What was happening in your body? Maybe your face felt hot? Or your palms started sweating? When we feel an emotion, it’s not just happening in our head – our whole body experiences it. Our mind is

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Trolling: Both Sides of the Story

Trolling is quite a new topic for a lot of people. For others it is part of day-to-day life. The issue is that even those who have experienced trolling, usually only experience one side of it. So, we have presented both sides of the trolling story and we’ll let you form your own opinions. I was

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The Best Reactions to Fortnite Blowing Up

So unless you have been living under a rock, it’s been pretty impossible to avoid Fortnite. The Epic Games smash hit quickly became pretty much the biggest thing on the internet, basically pulling more players than populations of entire countries, from all over the world. Well, it would appear the end game is coming now,

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