Duncan James Against Bullies
The ex-Blue boy fronts new campaign to stop bullying via mobile phones
Duncan James has hooked up with the charity beatbullying and Carphone Warehouse to launch a campaign against mobile bullying.
According to research carried out by the phone company 21% of teenagers are victims of this new trend " the worst affected being 15-17-year-old girls.
Singer Dunc said, Ive received letters from fans telling me of bullying incidents theyve been through and Ive always wished there was something positive I could do to help.
beatbullying offers excellent support and I want young people to know that there is always someone they can go to for help.
The Carphone Warehouse offers the following tips to those affected by mobile bullying: talk about it to someone you trust; consider calling the Police as its illegal to send abusive texts; save all texts; dont answer an unrecognised number; never reply to an abusive text; if youre a victim call your phone company who can change your number.