Cyberbullying

Hiding Behind a Screen

What is Cyberbullying?

Cyberbullying is the act of bullying through technology. For example texting, social media, websites, etc.


Cyberbullying can take place in many forms, but there are ways to prevent this.

What do you do if you or a friend is being Cyber Bullied?

Contact a Parent or Guardian!


You can also just block the cyberbullies!


Stand up for yourself!


Treat others the way you want to be treated!

Stand Up to Cyberbullying

Effects of Cyberbullying

"Kids who are cyberbullied are more likely to:

  • Use alcohol and drugs
  • Skip school
  • Experience in-person bullying
  • Be unwilling to attend school
  • Receive poor grades
  • Have lower self-esteem
  • Have more health problems"

http://www.stopbullying.gov/cyberbullying/what-is-it/index.html

References

Cyberbullying. (n.d.). Retrieved November 14, 2014, from http://www.stopbullying.gov/cyberbullying/index.html