Types of Cyberbullying
Harrassing, deceiving,flaming, and hate speech,
Harrassing- bombarding someone with messages over digital media or repeated contact when it is least expected.
Deceiving-using fake names, posing as someone else, or creating a fake profile about someone else.
Flaming-saying mean things in a social forum with the invention to humiliate.
Hate speech- a verbal attack targeting someone because of their race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, physical or mental ability.
What exactly is cyber bullying?
"Cyber bullying is the use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature."
Cyberbullying statistics in California
"Percent of students who reported being cyber bullied52%
Teens who have experienced cyberthreats online33%
Teens who have been bullied repeatedly through their cell phones or the internet25%
Teens who do not tell their parents when cyber bullying occurs52%
Percent of teens who have had embarrassing or damaging pictures taken of themselves without their permission, often using cell phone cameras11%"
If kids would stop the cyber bullying virus many lifes of young kids would be saved!