Effects it has on teens
Facts and statistics
- Over half of adolescents and teens have been bullied online, and about the same number have engaged in cyber bullying.
- More than 1 in 3 young people have experienced cyberthreats online.
- Over 25 percent of adolescents and teens have been bullied repeatedly through their cell phones or the Internet.
- Well over half of young people do not tell their parents when cyber bullying occurs.
When you feel you are being bullied or harassed on the internet, tell a trusted adult like a parent or teacher. If the bully has a profile, report their profile for harassment.