WRITTEN BY ARIANA & EMILY <3
When a child, preteen or teen is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another child, preteen or teen using the Internet, interactive and digital technologies or mobile phones. This can be done through texting, or stealing passwords, blogs, websites, sending pictures, internet polling, interactive games, and impersionation. Girls are more likely then boys to be the victims of cyber bullyingCyber bullying has been increasing every year.There are two kinds of cyberbullying, direct attacks those are messages sent to your kids directly and cyberbullying by proxy and that is using others to help cyberbully the victim, either with or without the accomplice's knowledge. Because cyberbullying by proxy often gets adults involved in the harassment, it is much more dangerous. Cyber bullying is often motivated by anger, revenge or frustration. Sometimes they do it for entertainment. Or because they are bored. Nearly 43% of teens have been bullied online. One in Four has had it happen more then once.
One in Three teens have experienced cyber-threats online.
Nine out of ten Middle school students have had their feeling hurt online