putting a stop to cyberbullying

What is cyberbullying?

Cyberbullying is bullying someone on social media sites and through the internet.

Examples of cyberbullying?

Cyberbullying includes mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles.

Three differences between cyberbullying and bullying?

Cyberbullying happens when kids bully each other through electronic technology. Bullying includes actions such as making threats or spreading rumors.There is many types of bullying and only one of cyberbullying.

Prevention & Awareness

Adults could do a better job by checking on the kids, they also could monitor their computer or phone. They can ask other kids about things going on at school or even contact the school. They can also ask their kids if they've been bullying others.

Establishing rules

Never give out any personal information to anyone. Never talk to strangers either, and be careful what you say.

Reporting a cyberbully

Always tell a parent or gaurdian. Never try to get back at them. Make sure you have evidence.

Report to your Online Service Provider

Report the situation to the online provider, and show them the evidence.

Report to your local law enforcement

If it's very serious then call the police and let them know. Never hesitate! Always have the evidence.

Report to your school

Go to your guidance conselor and tell him/her the situation, only if it has to do with another student at the school.