Anti-Bullying: The new cool thing

"Courage in the face of persecusion."

Ugly Facts:

  • Girls are two times as likely as boys to be victims and perpetrators of cyber bullying.
  • About 75% of students admit they have visited a website bashing another student.
  • Bullying victims are 2 to 9 times more likely to consider committing suicide.
  • Over half of adolescents have been bullied online, and about the same number have engaged in cyber bullying.

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What is something you can do to stop this mean act?

  • You can help someone who is being bullied and let the know they are not alone.
  • If you are being bullied, tell someone.
  • NEVER keep quiet if you see a perpetrator.
  • ALWAYS lend a hand if needed.

Types of Cyber Bullying:

  • Sending mean messages or threats to a person via email or cell phone.
  • Spreading rumors via online or through text messages.
  • Circulating sexually suggestive pictures or messages about a person.
  • Pretending to be someone else online to hurt someone else.
  • Breaking into someone elses online account and sending hurtful messages or images.
  • Taking unflattering pictures of a person and spreading them throught cell phones or the internet.