Stop Cyberbullying

cyberbully free zone

What is cyberbullying

1. The electronic communication to bully a person

2.Bullying that takes place using electronic technology

3.When a child, preteen, or teenager being harassed, or tormented on the internet

Examples of cyberbullying

1. Megan Meier story

2.Having someone text you mean things

3. Being harassed by someone everyday until someone deals with the situation.

Three differences between cyberbullying & bullying

1. Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance other than cyber bullying which takes place using electronic technology

Effects of cyberbullying

1. Could cause someone top kill themselves

2. Someone could have a mental breakdown

3.Physical stress

Prevention & Awareness

1. Know the sites your child is visiting everyday

2.Tell the child you are a responsible parents and you have the right to look at them while online.

3.Learn about the sites they like

4.Ask to friend or follow your child online

5.Encourage your child to tell you immediately if they are being bullied

Establishing Rules

1. Keep your password to yourself

2.Keep everything private

3.Be clear about what sites they can and can't be on

Reporting A cyberbully

1.Don't respond & don't forward cyberbully messages

2.Keep evidence of when being cyberbullied

3.Block the person who is bullying you online

Report to your online service provider

1.Visit social media safety centers to learn how to block users

2.Review terms and conditions or rights and responsibilities sections

Report to your local Law Enforcement

1.Threats of violence

2.Stalking and hate crimes

3.Taking pictures of someone where they expect privacy

Report to your school

1.The school can use information to help inform prevention and response strategies

2. Schools are required to address cyberbullying in their anti-bullying policy