Online bullying and harassment has increasingly gained acceptance and become normalized in major social media platforms. Yet, the tragic stories of Amanda Todd and many others, remind us the personal toll such behavior causes, as well as the toxicity it generates in online environments. Such behaviors are especially prevalent in platforms that allows users to communicate anonymously, such as Ask.fm and Yik Yak.
Imagine you are the principal of a local high school that is dealing with online harassments faced by some of your students. What would you do to address this pernicious issue? How should the school react to the harassments that have taken place? Are there structural changes such as school policies, as well as cultural changes that could proactively minimize harassments in the future?