Cyber Bullying

Name Calling in the Virtual Playground

What is Cyber Bullying?

Bullying which uses e-technology as a means of victimizing others. It is the use of an Internet service or mobile technologies - such as e-mail, chat room discussion groups, instant messaging, webpages or text messing with the intention of harming another person.

How to Stop Cyber Bullying

Educating the kids about the consequences helps. Teaching them to respect others and to take a stand against bullying of all kinds helps too.

Cyber Bullying and Suicide

Cyber bullying can be very damaging to adolescents and teens. It can lead to anxiety, depression, and even suicide. Also, once things are circulated on the Internet, they may never disappear, resurfacing at later times to renew the pain of cyber bullying.