Cyberbullying

The use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature. Cyber bullying comes in several different forms, usually it’s rather indirect as the Internet and cell phones are used as a medium for communication.Any online activity as well as cell phone usage that is intended to say hurtful things, spread rumors or do damage to another person’s image is bullying. Being open with your child and talking to them at an early age about the effects and consequences of such actions can help prevent other similar situations to repeat themselves.
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CyberBullying: The Facts