Digital Citizenship

By Cody Kosinski

facts about cyberbullying

  1. Nearly 43% of kids have been bullied online. 1 in 4 has had it happen more than once.

  1. Over 80% of teens use a cell phone regularly, making it the most common medium for cyber bullying.
  2. Only 1 in 10 victims will inform a parent or trusted adult of their abuse.
  3. Bullying victims are 2 to 9 times more likely to consider committing suicide.

Tips about Cyberbullying

1. If someone bullies you, remember that your reaction is usually exactly what the bully wants

2. Getting back at the bully will turn you into a bully

3. if you don’t like someone it’s a good idea to be decent and not sink to the other person’s level.

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Internet Safety

facts about Internet safty

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  • About 15 percent of youth between the ages of 10 and 17 have had a person contact them over the Internet with a message that was sexual in nature.
  • About 35 percent saw nudity or other sexual material online, and only 27 percent told their parents or guardians.

Tips about Internet Safty

  • Keep the computer in a high-traffic area of your home.
  • Keep your privacy settings as high as possible
  • Never give out your passwords