Internet safety

cyberbullying

  • Nearly 43% of kids have been bullied online and 1 in 4 have had it happen more that once
  • 70% of kids reported frequently seeing bullying online
  • 80% of teens have cell phones making it the most common medium for cyberbullying
  • 81% of teens say that cyberbullying is easier to get away with then regular bullying
  • 1 in 10 victims of cyberbullying will inform an adult

Cyberstalking

  • 1 in 12 women will be stalked in their lifetime
  • 1 in 45 men will be stalked in their lifetime
  • The average time that someone stalks a person is 2 years
  • Be careful what computers you use especially public computers because they might give stalkers the information they need to star harassing you
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