What you should know
View the statistics on cyberbullying and undertake the three discussions.
85% of parent of youth ages 13-17 report their child has a social networking account
95% of social media-using teens who have witnessed cruel behaviour on social networking sites say they have seen others ignoring the mean behaviour;
90% of social media-using teens who have witnessed online cruelty say they have ignored mean behaviour on social media
21% say they have also joined in the harassment
80% say they have defended the victim.
Only 7% of U.S. parents are worried about cyberbullying, even though 33% of teenagers have been victims of cyberbullying
Discussion 1: View the statistics and discuss what they represent to you.
Cyberbullying in action
Discussion 2: What are the affects of cyberbullying on the victim?
Discussion 3: How can you prevent cyberbullying?