By: Miranda Steponik

Cyberbullying through Online Games

  • Be civil

  • Ask or tell them to stop

  • Use tech tools like block the person or report

  • Stop playing the game

Cyberbullying through Texts

  • Save the messages

  • Tell an adult

  • Don’t reply

  • Don’t send back mean messages

Social Media

  • Block the user so they don’t have any contact with you

  • Don’t respond

  • Get your parents and the school involved

  • Stay away from that social media

  • Make a new account

Fun Facts

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

2. Over 80% of teens use a cell phone regularly, making it the most common medium for cyber bullying.

3. 68% of teens agree that cyber bullying is a serious problem.

4. 81% of young people think bullying online is easier to get away with than bullying in person.

5. 90% of teens who have seen social-media bullying say they have ignored it. 84% have seen others tell cyber bullies to stop.

6. Only 1 in 10 victims will inform a parent or trusted adult of their abuse.

7. Girls are about twice as likely as boys to be victims of cyber bullying.

8. About 58% of kids admit someone has said mean or hurtful things to them online.

9. 2 out of 9 bullying victims are more likely to consider committing suicide.

10. About 75% of students admit they have visited a website bashing another student.