Learn how to be a UPstander, not a BYstander.

Cyberbullying is....

....bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites.
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What is an UPstander?

Someone who:

  • ‡is not directly involved in the cyberbullying incident, but steps in to help anyway.
  • ‡empathizes with the targets of cyberbullying, letting them know that they care and are listening.
  • ‡does not spread rumors or go along with cyberbullies because of peer pressure, and may even
  • tell the cyberbully to stop.
  • ‡encourages the target to tell a trusted adult about the situation.

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EQ: How do you judge the intentions and impact of peoples words and actions online??