bullying is for losers
Examples of cyberbullying
- someone calls someone else names online.
- posting pictures or videos online.
- bystanders that see but don't do or say anything.
Three differences between cyberbullying & bullying
- bullying is a unwanted, aggressive, behavior among schooled children.
- cyberbullying is bullying that take place using electronic device
- cyberbullying takes place 24 hours & 7 days a week.
Effects of cyberbullying
- skip school.
- experience in-person bullying.
- receive poor grades.
- have lower self-esteem.
- have more health problems.
Prevention & Awareness
- know what sites your kids are visiting and their online activities.
- tell your kids that as a responsible parent you may view their online communications.
- have a sense of what they do online and in texts.
- ask for their passwords, but tell them it will only be used for emergency's only.
- encourage your kids to tell you immediately if they, or someone they know is being cyb erbullied.
- establish rules about appropriate use of computers, cell phones, and other technology.
- help them be smart about what they post or say.
- tell kids to keep their password to themselves and not share with their friends.
Reporting a Cyberbully
- don't respond to and don't forward cyberbullying messages.
- keep evidence of cyberbullying.
- block the person who is cyberbullying.
Report to your online service provider
- visit social media safety sites centers to learn how to block users and change setting to control who can contact you.
- report cyberbullying to the social media site so they can take action against users abusing the terms of service.
Report to your local law enforcement
- threats of violence.
- stalking and hate crimes.