Don't let bullies get in your hand
"Three differences between cyberbulling & bullying"
- Cyberbullying can happen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and reach a kid even when he or she is alone. It can happen any time of the day or night.
- Cyberbullying messages and images can be posted anonymously and distributed quickly to a very wide audience. It can be difficult and sometimes impossible to trace the source.
- Deleting inappropriate or harassing messages, texts, and pictures is extremely difficult after they have been posted or sent.
"Effects of cyberbullying"
- Use alcohol and drugs
- Skip school
- Experience in-person bullying
- Receive poor grades
- Have more health problems
"Reporting a Cyberbully
- The school can use the information to help inform prevention and response strategies.
- Threats of violence
- Taking a photo or video of someone in a place where he or she would expect privacy
"Report to your online service provider"
- Don’t respond to and don’t forward cyberbullying messages.
- Block the person who is cyberbullying.