Only You can prevent Cyber-bullying

"What is Cyber-bullying?"

Cyber-bullying is bullying taking place on a technological device.

"Examples of Cyber-bullying"

Cyber-bullying examples are mean messages, rumors, and embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles; online email or social media sites.

"Three differences between cyber-bullying & bullying"

Differences are that cyber-bullying can happen any time even when the victim is alone; cyber-bullying can be done anonymously and is in front of a large audience at anytime; once a mean message of cyber-bullying is sent you cant be sure if it is deleted it is truly gone.

"Effects of Cyber-bullying"

Cyber-bullying can cause the use of alcohol and drugs, skipping school, experience in-person bullying, making bad grades, and a decrease in self esteem.

"Prevention & Awareness"

Parents can prevent cyber-bullying by friend or follow kids sites, get the kids passwords to their profile, know what your kid is doing online, learn about the websites your kids use, use parental control filtering.

"Establishing Rules"

To stay safe online you should watch what you say, watch who you hang around, watch where you go online.

"Reporting a Cyber-bully"

What to do immediately when witness to cyber-bullying don't respond or forward the cyber-bullying messages, keep evidence of cyber-bullying message, block the cyber-bully.

"Report to your Online Service Provider"

Go to social media centers to find out how to prevent the cyber-bully, report the cyber-bully to the social media safety center.

"Report to your local Law Service"

Some of the cyber-bullying you can report to the police are, threats, stalking and hate crimes, posting a video or picture of someone where they would expect privacy.

"Report to your School"

Report cyber-bullying so they can report it, and some state laws cover off campus behavior.