by Danielle Criswell
Cyber bullying is the willful and repeated use of cell phones, computers, and other electronic communication devices to harass and threaten others. Instant messaging, chat rooms, e-mails, and messages posted on websites are the most common methods of this new twist of bullying. Cyber bullies can quickly spread messages and images to a vast audience, while remaining anonymous, often making them difficult to trace. It is challenging to characterize cyber bullying in legislation however, language has included electronic communication, cyber bullying, and electronic and internet intimidation.
It Hurts Inside and Out!
they make others upset...
make them paranoid about every one around you...
hurt so much inside they cut on the outside to try to get rid of the thoughts...
State Cyber Laws and Policies
Update or law proposed~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~NO
Include electronic harassment~~~~~~~~~~YES
Requires School Policy~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~YES
Include off campus behaviors?~~~~~~~~~NO