Stop Cyberbullying!

Cyberbullies are SINNERS so don't make them winners.

What is Cyberbullying?

Using digital technologies, such as mobile phones or the internet, to repeatedly hurt, harass, or embarrass someone else.

Examples of Cyberbullying...

  • Mean text messages
  • Inappropriate or harassing pictures
  • Rumors sent by email

Three differences between Cyberbullying and Bullying...

  • Cyberbullying can happen 24/7 and can reach the person even when she/he is alone.
  • Cyberbullying pictures and messages can be posted anonymously.
  • Deleting message, texts, or pictures is extremely difficult.

Effects of Cyberbullying...

  • Makes the person being bullied want to skip school.
  • Starts receiving bad grades
  • Have lower self-esteem
  • Have more health problems.
  • experience in-person bullying.

Prevention & Awareness

  1. ask to friend or follow your kids on their social media site.
  2. ask them for their passwords but tell them you will only us them incase of an emergency.
  3. know the sites your kid visits.
  4. have a sense of what they online and texts.
  5. review their online communication.

Establishing Rules.

  • tell them to keep their passwords safe.
  • encourage them to thin about if they want everyone to see their posts and pictures.
  • tell them not to share anything that could hurt or embarrass someone.

Reporting Cyberbully

  • don't respond or forward cyberbully's messages.
  • keep evidence of cyberbullying.
  • block the person who is cyberbullying.

Report to your online service Provider

  • visit social media safety centers to learn how to block people.
  • report cyberbully to the social media site.

Report your local Law Enforcement.

  • threats of violence
  • child pornography or sending sexual messages.
  • stalking and hate crimes.

Report to your school

  1. the school can use information to help inform prevention.
  2. address cyberbullying with their anti-bully policy.