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Teen creates cyberbullying prevention app

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Fifteen year old Trisha Pribhu read about the suicide of an eleven year old girl in Florida and knew something had to change. Like too many other teen and tween suicides, the girl had been cyberbullied.

So, Trisha created the app “ReThink,” a cyberbullying prevention app. Once installed, the app can detect potentially hurtful messages and will ask the user “Are you sure you want to post this message?” The user then has the option to cancel the message or to go ahead and send. According to Prabhu’s research, users cancel the message about 93% of the time.

To read the full article on Bustle, click here!

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03 Sep, 15

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