Stop Cyberbullying


what is cyberbullying

cyberbullying is someone that is bullying you over the internet constantly by saying mean things to you or about you.

Examples of Cyberbullying

  • mean text messages or emails
  • embarrassing pictures
  • fake profiles

Three differences between cyberbullying & bullying

  • bullying is done face to face
  • cyberbullying is done over an electronic device
  • bullying can be physical

Effects of Cyberbullying

  • students can skip school
  • receive poor grades
  • have low self-esteem
  • have health problems
  • use alcohol & drugs

Prevention & Awareness

  • Ask for their password but tell them you will only use it for emergency
  • Have sense of what they are doing online and in texts. Learn about the sites they like. Try out the devices.
  • Tell them don't say nothing online that you wouldn't say in person
  • Notice attitude changes
  • check their sites every so often

Establishing Rules

  • no being on the internet after a certain time period
  • no posting inappropriate things online
  • All social media sites should be private

Reporting Cyberbullying

  • report it to the online service providers
  • report it to law enforcement
  • report it to your parents

Report to online service providers

  • social media service center
  • report to the social media site
  • pull up there rights on what to say or do on the internet

Report to local law enforcement

  • threats of violence
  • stalking and hate crimes
  • taking a photo or video of someone in a place where he/she would expect privacy

Report to your school

  • They can use information to help inform prevention and response strategies
  • schools are required to talk about cyberbullying in there anti-bullying meetings