Stop Cyberbullying

It's not fun when you're the victim

What is Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology such as cell phones, computers, and it includes communication tools like social media, text messages, chat, and websites.

Examples of Cyberbullying

  • Mean text messages or emails
  • Rumors posted on social media
  • Embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles

Three differences between cyberbullying & bullying

Kids or teens who are cyberbullied are often bullied in person. Cyberbullying can happen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and reach a kid or teen when they're alone, It can happen any time of the day or night. Cyberbullying messages and images are posted anonymously and can reach to a very wide audience, It can be difficult and almost impossible to find the source. Deleting messages and images can be difficult after they have been posted

Effects of Cyberbullying

Kids who are cyberbullied are likely to do this

  • Use of alcohol and drugs
  • skip school
  • Have lower self-esteem
  • Experience bullying in person
  • Have more health problems