Don't be mean behind the screen
Three differences between cyberbulling & bullying
- Cyberbulling can happen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, when he or she is alone, but with regular bullyie you have to be face to face with them and that's not all the time.
- Cyberbullying messages and images are sent out very quickly and sometimes not retractable, unlike bullies there abuse is usually verbal or physical.
- Deleting inappropriate messages or pictures is usually difficult after they have been posted or sended, but bullies don't send messages or pictures. They prefer to verbally, mentally and physically abuse their victims.
Effects of Cyberbulling
- Use of alcohol and drugs
- Skip school
- Experience in-person bullying
- Have lower self-esteem
- Receive poor grades
Reporting a Cyberbully
- Tell your parents or the closest adult your trust the most
- Report there page online
- Report the incident to the police
Report to your School
- They can use information to help inform prevention and response strategies
- They can punish bullies if it becomes physical