Stop Cyberbullying

Don't be mean behind the screen

What is cyberbullying?

When someone or a group of people post or comment mean things about other people over the internet and text.

Examples of Cyberbullying

1.) Name-calling

2.) Teasing

3.) Spreading rumors about someone

Three differences between Cyberbullying and Bullying

A.) Cyberbullying can happen at anytime of day

B.) Messages and images can be posted anonymously

C.) Deleting inappropriate or harassing messages is very difficult after they have been sent

Effects of Cyberbullying

1.) Poor grades

2.) Skipping school

3.) Drug and alcohol use

4.) low self-esteem

5.) More health problems

Prevention And Awareness

1.) Build a safe environment

2.) Create policies and rules

3.) Educate parents and teachers

4.) Engage parents and children

5.) Access bullying in your school

Establishing Rules

1.) Don't go on inappropriate sites

2.) let your parents/guardians know your passwords for certain websites

3.) Never talk to strangers on the internet

Reporting a Cyberbully

A.) Don't respond or forward cyber-bullying messages

B.) Keep evidence of cyber-bullying, don't delete texts or images

C.) Block the person who is cyber-bullying

Report to your Online Service provider

1.) visit Social media Safety centers to learn how to block cyber bullies

2.) report Cyber-bullying to social media sites

Report to your local Law Enforcement

1.) Threats of violence

2.) Stalking and hate crimes

3.) Child pornography or sexually explicit photos

Report to your School

1.) The School can use the information to help inform prevention and response strategies

2.) Most Schools are required to teach about cyber-bullying and how to respond to it