Cyberbullying

Bullying someone is not just hurting someone, it's a crime!

What is Cyberbullying?

Cyberbullying is when someone picks on or makes fun of another person through social media.

Examples of Cyberbullying.

Text, Facebook, Instagram, Skype, Kik, Vine and hundreds of other ones can be used to cyberbully. When one person makes another person feel bad through social media, they are cyberbullying.

Three Differences between Cyberbullying and Bullying

Cyberbullying- Bullying-

  1. Internet based 1. In person
  2. People say things that they wouldn't say in person. 2.Bully isn't afraid to say anything
  3. Through social media 3.Physically or Verbally

Effects of Cyberbullying

  • Abuse alcohol and other drugs in adolescence and as adults
  • Get into fights, vandalize property, and drop out of school
  • Engage in early sexual activity
  • Have criminal convictions and traffic citations as adults
  • Be abusive toward their romantic partners, spouses, or children as adults
  • (http://www.stopbullying.gov/at-risk/effects/index.html#bullied)

Prevention & Awareness

  • Rules
  • time restrictions
  • Amount of Data they use
  • Check all there sources each week
  • Make sure they know who the kids are talking too.

Establishing Rules

  • Never talk to anybody your not fimilar with.
  • Don't give out personal information.
  • make sure you know it's not a fake profile.

Reporting a Cyberbully.

  • Block
  • save messages
  • REPORT!!!

Report to a Online Service Provider.

  • Visit social media safety centers to learn how to block users and change settings to control who can contact you.
  • Report cyberbullying to the social media site so they can take action against users abusing the terms of service
  • (http://www.stopbullying.gov/cyberbullying/how-to-report/#Report Cyberbullying to Online Service Providers)

Report to Your Local Law Enforcement

Reporting To Your School

They can go by law and punish the bully.

They can also prevent the situation from happening again.