Dad invents “Know Diss” Software to stop Cyberbullying on Facebook

“I have to say that with big ears and the name that I have, I wasn’t immune. I didn’t emerge unscathed,” the President said.

A concerned parent in the UK, Dr Paddy Clarke, has developed the world’s first cyber bullying alert system for Facebook. The application is called KnowDiss and it monitors children’s Facebook accounts for hostile or telltale keywords and phrases.

“If any text is picked up that’s suspicious an email is immediately sent to parents so they can check it out,” Dr Clarke told

About Renata Rowe

Deputy Head of Campus/Head of Secondary, Ivanhoe Grammar School, Plenty Campus This blog is the School's way of helping our parents and teachers understand and experience the cyber world that their children live in. We post stories about the latest cyber safety issues, and the latest social mediums that their children and teens might be using. We believe that teaching children and teens to be good Digital Citizen from a young age will protect them and their reputations. Our parents have been delighted and have subscribed so that they can receive our updates - we post about once or twice a week. So subscribe - its easy to do, just enter your email address in the box in the top righthand corner of the home page and posts will automatically be delivered to you.
This entry was posted in Cyber Bullying, Cyber Safety, cyberbullying, cybersafety, Facebook, Social Networking and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Dad invents “Know Diss” Software to stop Cyberbullying on Facebook

  1. maksud28 says:

    Great post, do you mind if I re-blog this (with full attribution and linking)? I really want to share it with my readers, they would find it very useful.

Leave a Reply to Renata Rowe Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s