Stop CyberBullying

Bullying Leaves Bruises - Inside

What is Cyberbullying

Cyber Bullying is when people uses the internet to bully other people. It happens all day and night. People can't escape bullying because it happen at school and at home away from school.

Examples of Cyberbullying

  • Mean Text Messages or Email
  • Rumors spread by email or posted on social networking sites
  • Embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles

Three Differences between Cyber Bullying & Bullying

  1. Bullying normally it happens at school, but cyber bullying happens 24 hours and 7 days a week.
  2. In bullying they know from who mean comes from, but in cyber bullying it could be anyone.
  3. In bullying you know who the bully is and so does the adults but with cyber bullying it very hard to trace who was the bully.

Effect of CyberBullying

  • Uses alcohol and drugs
  • Skips school
  • Experience in-person bullying
  • Be unwilling t attend school
  • Have lower self-esteem
  • Have more health problems

Prevention & Awareness

  • Knowing what websites or social media that your children are on
  • To let an adult know if they are or someone else is being cyber bullied
  • Asking for their password and using it for emergencies
  • Asking a friend to follow them or friend them on a social media

Establishing Rules

  1. Don't accept any friend request or follower that you don't know.
  2. Have certain websites they can be on
  3. Not tell anybody their password to anybody.

Reporting a CyberBully

  • Don't reply and forward to cyber bullying messages.
  • Keep evident of the cyber bullying messages and records.
  • Block that person.

Report to your Online Service Provider

  1. Visit social media safety centers to learn how to block users and change settings to control who can contact you.
  2. Report cyber bullying to the social media site so they can take action against users abusing the terms of service.

Report to your local Law Enforcement

  1. Threats of violence
  2. Taking a photo or video of someone in a place where he or she would expect privacy
  3. Stalking and hate crimes

Report to your School

  • Cyber bullying can create a disruptive environment at school and is often related to in-person bullying. The school can use the information to help inform prevention and response strategies.
  • In many states, schools are required to address cyber bullying in their anti-bullying policy. Some state law also cover off-campus behavior that creates a hostile school environment.