Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying

is a form of bullying that takes place electronically using cell phones, tablets, and computers.
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Facts

  1. Only 1 in 10 victims will inform a parent or trusted adult of their abuse.
  2. Girls are about twice as likely as boys to be victims and perpetrators of cyber bullying.
  3. 81% of young people think bullying online is easier to get away with than bullying in person.

Prevention

  • Parents and their kids should explore safe ways to use technology.
  • Kids should understand and make the most out of the privacy settings.
  • Everyone should think before they post.
  • Don't be a cyberbully yourself.

Reporting Cyberbullying

  • Speak out and speak up.
  • Don’t respond to cyberbullying messages.
  • Keep evidence of cyberbullying.
  • Block the person who is cyberbullying.
  • Tell an adult