Definition of cyberbullying
the use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature.
- 25 percent of teenagers report that they have experienced repeated bullying via their cell phone or on the internet.
- Embarrassing or damaging photographs taken without the knowledge or consent of the subject has been reported by 11 percent of adolescents and teens.
- More than 80 percent of teens regularly use cell phones, making them the most popular form of technology and therefore a common medium for cyber bullying.