Stop Cyberbullying

Pulling Someone Down Will Never Help You Reach The Top

What Is Cyber Bullying

Cyber Bullying is a form of bullying online or social media in a way that may hurt or even kill someones feeling's.

Examples Of Cyber Bullying

Some examples of Cyber Bullying are

  • Mean text messages
  • Rumors sent by email or posted on social media
  • Embarrassing pictures

Three Differences Between Cyber Bullying And Bullying

  • Cyber Bullying can happen 24-7 and can reach a kid even when he or she is alone, it can happen day or night.
  • Cyber Bullying can be images and messages posted anywhere in social media and can be distributed by a wide audience.
  • Deleting inappropriate or harassing messages and images can be difficult after they have been posted

Effects Of Cyber Bullying

Kids who are cyber bullied are most likely to

  • Skip school
  • Use alcohol and drugs
  • Receive poor grades
  • Have more health problems
  • Refuse to attend school

Prevention And Awareness

Five ways an adult can better understand what kids are doing while online

  • Parents should ask for their password, so they can only check for an emergency.
  • Parent should ask child to follow or friend them on social media or ask another trusted adult to do so.
  • Parents should have a sense of what they do online and in texts, learn about the sites they like and try to use the devices they use.
  • Parents should know the sites their kids go into, parents should ask what they are doing on the site and where they are going and who they are doing it with.
  • Encourage kids to tell if they know if some one is being cyber bullied, explain to them that you will not take away their computers or cell phones.

Establishing Rules

Three tips that may help others be smart and stay safe while online

  • Parents should be clear about what sites their kids may use, and what they are permitted to do while online.
  • Parents should help their kids be smart about what they post or say online.
  • Parents should encourage kids to think about who they want to see the information and pictures they post online.

Reporting A Cyberbully

Three immediate steps that someone should take if being cyber-bullied

  • You should not respond to any text messages.
  • You should keep evidence of cyber bullying, take screenshots and pictures and as many evidence you can gather from the cyberbully and report it to the web.
  • You should block the person who is cyber-bullying you.

Report To Your Service Provider

Two ways you should report a cyber bully to your provider.

  • You should report it to the social media site so they could stand up to that cyber bully.
  • You should learn how to block others that you may not want so you can know who can get in contact with you.

Report To Your Local Law Enforcement

Three activities involving cyber-bullying that should lead to contracting the law

  • Any kind of threats including physical fighting.
  • When a person is being stalked and hate crimes.
  • Taking a photo of someone where that person should expect to have privacy.

Report To Your School