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What is Cyberbullying?

Cyber bullying is when people bully others online. most people would use the internet to spread rumors about others, harassing, intimidating, and embarrassing them.

Examples of cyberbullying

  1. someone calls someone else names online.
  2. posting pictures or videos online.
  3. bystanders that see but don't do or say anything.

Three differences between cyberbullying & bullying

  1. bullying is a unwanted, aggressive, behavior among schooled children.
  2. cyberbullying is bullying that take place using electronic device
  3. cyberbullying takes place 24 hours & 7 days a week.

Effects of cyberbullying

  1. skip school.
  2. experience in-person bullying.
  3. receive poor grades.
  4. have lower self-esteem.
  5. have more health problems.

Prevention & Awareness

  1. know what sites your kids are visiting and their online activities.
  2. tell your kids that as a responsible parent you may view their online communications.
  3. have a sense of what they do online and in texts.
  4. ask for their passwords, but tell them it will only be used for emergency's only.
  5. encourage your kids to tell you immediately if they, or someone they know is being cyb erbullied.

Establishing rules

  1. establish rules about appropriate use of computers, cell phones, and other technology.
  2. help them be smart about what they post or say.
  3. tell kids to keep their password to themselves and not share with their friends.

Reporting a Cyberbully

  1. don't respond to and don't forward cyberbullying messages.
  2. keep evidence of cyberbullying.
  3. block the person who is cyberbullying.

Report to your online service provider

  1. visit social media safety sites centers to learn how to block users and change setting to control who can contact you.
  2. 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

  1. threats of violence.
  2. stalking and hate crimes.