What is Cyber Bullying?
Why do people do it?
There are two kinds of people who are likely to bully:
-Those who are popular.
-Those who are on social fringes.
10 Signs of Cyber Bullying
1. Appears nervous when receiving a text, instant message, or email
2. Seems uneasy about going to school or pretends to be ill more
3. Unwillingness to share information about online activity
4. Unexplained anger or depression, especially after going online
5. Abruptly shutting off or walking away from the computer mid-use
6. Withdrawing from friends and family in real life
7. Unexplained stomachaches or headaches
8. Trouble sleeping at night
9. Unexplained weight loss or gain
10. Suicidal thoughts or suicide attempts
If you are Being Bullied
Know that it's not your fault.
Don't respond or retaliate.
Save the evidence.
Tell the person to stop
Reach out for help.
Block to bully.
-Encourage your kids to tell you immediately if they or someone they know is being cyberbullied.
-Establish rules about technology use.
What you can do to help.
-Find out what happened.
-Support the kids involved.
-Be more than a bystander.
More Information on Cyber-bullying
CommonSenseMedia. "Cyberbullying Prevention Tips for Kids." YouTube. YouTube, 13 Sept. 2013. Web. 14 May 2016.
"Cyber+bullying - Google Search." Cyber+bullying - Google Search. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 May 2016.
"NoBullying - Bullying & CyberBullying Resources." NoBullying Bullying CyberBullying Resources. N.p., 5 July 2012. Web. 14 May 2016.
"Tips to Help Stop Cyberbullying." ConnectSafely. N.p., 06 Dec. 2013. Web. 14 May 2016.