By: Vanessa Ammons
- Nearly 43% of kids have been bullied online, 1 in 4 had it happen more than once.
- 70% of students report seeing frequent bullying online.
- Over 80% of teens use a phone regularly which puts them more at a range for online bullies.
- 68% of teens agree that cyberbullying is a serious problem.
- 81% of teens feel like bullying online is easier to get away with.
- Block the bully
- Don't be a bully
- Be civil
- Be a friend, not a bystander
- Talk to a trusted adult
- Save the evidence
- Don't retaliate
- Don't respond back
- Cyberstalking- sending messages to frighten someone
- Humiliation- spreading rumors and hearsay
- Harassing- sending threatening messages to another person
- Impersonating- making a false profile of someone else to humiliate them
- Flaming- using explicit language to start a fight with somebody
- Text messaging- tormenting through a text
- Password theft- locking someone out of their account by changing their password
- Web site creating- making pages to embarrass someone
- Use of photos- posting inappropriate or embarrassing photos of someone else
- PC Attacks- putting viruses or spyware into someone else's PC.
- Proxy attacks- using more than 1 person (a group) to attack an individual person.