Rethink: Effectively Stopping Cyberbullying.

Rethink: Effectively Stopping Cyberbullying.

14-year-old Trisha Prabhu of Naperville, Ill. designed a program that can detect hate speech and make a teenager think twice before using it. At the science fair she demonstrated the software by typing “You are so ugly @jilljone,” into a Twitter like interface. A message immediately popped up warning that the note could be hurtful and asking if she was sure she wanted to post it. It then gave the option of editing the message or posting it anyway. Rethink also notifies parents about bullying comments their child may post online

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