Stop Cyberbullying

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What is Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is bullying someone using electronic technology to embarrass others online.

Examples of Cyberbullying

Include mean text messages or emails

rumors sent by email or posted

embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, and fake profiles

Three differences between cyberbullying & bullying

Bullying


  • Direct
  • Occurs on school property
  • Use of gestures& exclusion



Cyberbullying


  • Anonymous
  • Occurs off school property
  • Fear loss of technology privileges

Effects of Cyberbullying

  • Mental health
  • Suicide
  • Physical stress
  • Low self esteem
  • Not sleeping & Eating

Prevention & Awareness

  • Know the sites your kid visit online
  • Ask to friend or follow your kid on social media
  • Have a sense of what they do online and in texts
  • Ask for their passwords
  • Tell your kid you may review their online communications

Establishing Rules

  • Never post personal information
  • Never share your password with anyone
  • Use the privacy settings of social networking sites

Reporting a Cyberbully

  • Don't respond to and don't forward cyberbullying messages
  • Keep evidence
  • Block the person who is Cyberbullying

Report to your Online Server Provider

  • Review their terms & conditions or rights & responsibilities sections.
  • Visit social media safety centers to learn how to block users & change settings.
  • Report Cyberbullying to the social media site so they can take action against users.

Report to your Law Enforcement

  • Threats or Violence
  • Child pornography
  • Stalking & hate crimes

Report to your School

  • The school can use information to help inform prevention & response strategies.
  • Some state laws also cover off-campus behavior that creates a hostile school environment.