Stop Cyberbullying

Don't be a bully be a friend

What is cyberbullying?

Cyberbullying is when someone gets online and says something offensive or something that is not true that may hurt the person and embarrass them

Examples of Cyberbullying

  1. mean text or mean emails
  2. rumors started on social media
  3. embarrassing images/videos

Three differences between Cyberbullying & Bullying

  1. Cyberbullying can happen anywhere anytime; Bullying happens face to face.
  2. The Cyberbully can sometimes be anonymous; In bullying you know the bully.
  3. Cyberbullying is the bully trying to harass you where everyone can see; Bullying only the people around you can see.

Effects of Cyberbullying

  • People who get cyberbullied usually fall into deep depression and/or deep anxiety.
  • They sometimes start having health problems.
  • They want eat the same amount of the food that they normally do.
  • They want sleep the same amount as they did before.
  • Their grades will go down because they will loose focus.

Prevention & Awareness

  • They can show them some examples of what can happen if you say something wrong online.
  • They can become their friend and watch everything that they do.
  • They can make them a web page that there kids are on.
  • Have certain restrictions for the internet.
  • Ask other kids what they do while there online.

Establishing Rules

  1. Always think before you type.
  2. Never post a comment or a post out of anger.
  3. Treats others the way you want to be treated.

Reporting a Cyberbully

  1. First you should always tell an adult at home or an adult at school
  2. Do not decide to respond back or say anything mean back.
  3. Make sure that you get around friends that will take up for you.

Report to your Online Service Provider

  1. You can send a complaint to the owner/ creator of the site.
  2. You could send an email to the bullies mom.

Report you Local Law Enforcement

  • If the person getting bullied is being harassed by a single person they should get in trouble.
  • If the person is posting embarrassing or nasty photos/videos of the person they should get in trouble.
  • If someone is saying untrue things about someone they should be in trouble.

Report to you School

  1. Schools can have a bullying program that warns students of types of bullying.
  2. They can be there for students who are getting bullied.