Cyber Bullying

Stop bullying online today

Cyber Bullying- What it is.

Cyberbullying is the use of the Internet and related technologies to abuse or harass other people, in a intentional, repeated, and hostile method. As it has become more well known in society, particularly among the younger generation, legislation and awareness campaigns have emerged to combat the problem.

Facts about bullying

 1 in 4 teachers see nothing wrong in bullying and only intervene 4 percent of the time.  Approximately 160,000 teens skip school every day because of bullying. Over 50 percent of students strongly or somewhat agree that they are worried that someone might hack in to their page on social media. 83 percent of those victims knew the bully in real life, were mostly the same gender, went to the same school and described themself as a friend or acquaintance. 25 percent of young people who bullied targeted someone they didnt know. Social networking sites, email and text were the most common mediums for cyber bullying.
Cyber Bullying Virus

How to prevent Cyber Bullying

When preventing bullying online, know what to look for, such as any sign of harassment or abuse in any way. Also look at signs of public humiliation. This could be on social media such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. When being bullied they may also be impersonating you. This is a less obvious way but still can equally harm you. Take immediate action if this is to happen and attempt to find the cause of it. Don't respond to the bullys messages, save any evidence, block the bully and you could also change your account settings. Using these methods will help you prevent bullying from hurting you.