Bullying Spellcheck…tick!

Earlier this year Headspace, in conjunction with Leo Burnett Melbourne, created some impressive, innovative technology to prevent bullying.

Parents, prepare to be introduced to Reword.  Reword is a free tool which can be downloaded here.  What Reword does is offer users the chance to rephrase bullying messages before they are sent on social media platforms; working on the proverb ‘prevention is better than cure’ when preventing mental illnesses associated with bullying, as the damage is done once the message is sent.

The best thing about this campaign is the testing has shown success with 79 per cent of young people (12-25 years) willing to reword their message or post when prompted.

A great example of technology as a force of good in the world!

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