Stop Cyberbullying

Don't let the darkness consume you!!!

What is Cyberbullying?

Cyberbullying is where a person tries to crush another person's soul through the internet or text. Its bullying through a device.

Examples of Cyberbullying

There can be mean texts, rumors sent through emails, and setting up fake profiles on social media.

Differences of Bullying and Cyberbullying

  1. Cyberbullying can happen 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
  2. Messages can be posted anonymously.
  3. Deleting inappropriate email or texts are very difficult after they have been sent.

Effects of Cyberbullying

  1. More likely to use alcohol or drugs.
  2. More likely to skip school.
  3. More likely to receive poor grades
  4. Have lower self-esteem.
  5. Have more health problems.

Prevention and Awareness

  1. Know the sites your kids visits and their online activities.
  2. Ask for their password but tell them you will only use it if there is an emergency.
  3. Ask to friend you kids on social media.
  4. Tell your child to report cyberbullying.
  5. Have a sense of what your child is doing

Establishing Rules

  1. Never give their passwords away.
  2. Give them rules on appropriate computer usage.
  3. Tell them to be smart on what they post.

Reporting Cyberbullying

  1. Don't respond or forward cyberbullying messages.
  2. Keep evidence of the cyberbullying.
  3. Block the bully.

Reporting to Your Online Service Provider

  1. Visit social media safety centers.
  2. Read the terms and conditions to see whats appropriate and whats not.

Report to Local Law Enforcement

  1. Threats of violence.
  2. Child pornography
  3. Stalking or hate crimes.

Report to Your School

  1. Schools can use the information to inform and prevent bullying.
  2. Schools are required to inform about their anti-bullying policy.