Cyber bullying and Bystanders
by corey hare
10 facts about cyberbullying
-Boys are more likely to be bullied .
-15% of kids experience bullying daily.
-cyber bullied kids often have low self esteem.
-over half of kids don't tell their parents.
-1 in 3 young people have experienced cyber bullying.
-Over half of all teens have been bullied.
-One million children were harassed, threatened or subjected to other forms of cyber bullying on Facebook during the past year.
-84% have seen the people tell cyberbullies to stop bullying.
-90% of social media-using teens who have witnessed online cruelty say they have ignored mean behavior on social media
How to help stop Cyber bullying
-Try blocking the person sending the messages
-Keep the computer in a shared space like the family room
Three safe ways to reply to cyber bullying if it already started
-Screenshot the bullying and show an adult.
-Don't reply or show any emotion so they don't think its effecting you.
-Reply back to the bully letting them know the consequences if it continues to happen.
3 websites to help with cyber bullying
How to report bullies on social media
If the person posts a sensitive picture on instagram you can hit the 3 dots in the bottom right corner of the picture and report it as inappropriate.
On twitter if you can get the post deleted by getting the tweet reported by clicking the 3 dots in the bottom right corner of the tweet.
Cyber bullying is just now starting to get laws but in school kids can be suspended and possibly worse depending on the severity of the case.