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What is Cyberbullying

Cyber-bullying is the action of hurtful words said or actions done on the internet.

Examples of Cyberbullying

  1. text messages
  2. email
  3. post on social networks

Three differences between between cyberbullying & bullying

  1. Cyberbullying can happen 24/7
  2. This type of bullying can be distributed to a large audienced
  3. Deleting history of a bully's past is difficult after it's posted

Effects of Cyberbullying

  1. Students skipping school
  2. Drug and alcohol use
  3. Health problems
  4. Lower self-esteem
  5. In-person bulllying

Prevention & Awareness

  1. Check sites your child has been on periodically
  2. Ask the child about the experiences they have on these sites
  3. Get involved
  4. Send messages out for prevention
  5. Be open to what your child has to say

Establishing Rules

  1. Keep a strong password
  2. Beware of strangers
  3. Be careful about what you post

Reporting a Cyberbully

  1. Don't respond or forward
  2. Block the user
  3. Report the bully on the social media site

Report to your Online Service Provider

  1. Review terms and conditions
  2. Describe if content is appropriate to service provider

Report to your local Law Enforcement

  1. Threats of violence
  2. Stalking or hate crimes
  3. Child pronograohy

Report to your School

  1. Schools have policies against bullying
  2. Schools also address the problem by putting consequences on those who choose to bullly