Cyber Bullying

Not Just a Joke

Cyber Bullying is NEVER Okay to do

Definition of Cyber Bullying: T

he use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature. Causing harm to someone mentally or emotionally using technology.

Facts/Statistics/Examples

  • 43% of kids have been bullied online. 1 in 4 have had it happen to them more than once.
  • 70% of students report seeing frequent bullying online.
  • 90% of teens who have witnessed cyber bullying online say that they just ignore it. 84% said that they have seen people tell the bully to stop.
  • 1 in 10 bully victims tell a parent or trusted adult about the abuse.
  • Victims of cyber bullying are 2 to 9 times more likely to consider committing suicide
-Calling someone names or posting harmful pictures of them without their permission is an example of cyber bullying.

How to Prevent Cyber Bullying

Words can be more harmful than actions.

Reporting a Cyber Bully

Steps to take when reporting a cyber bully:

  • Block the bully immediately,
  • Do not respond to any harmful messages or comments from a cyber bully.
  • Tell a parent or trusted adult.
  • Report act of bullying to the school if needed.
  • Report bullying to law enforcement if needed.