Cyber-Bullying

What is Cyber-Bullying?

Cyber-Bullying is the use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature.

Quick Facts

-Over half (52 percent) of young people report being cyber bullied

-95 percent of teens who witnessed bullying on social media report that others, like them, have ignored the behavior

-Only 7% of parent are concerned about their children being Cyber-Bullied

What can you do to help stop Cyber-Bullying

Put yourself in someone else's shoes! If you wouldn't like somebody doing it to you, then you shouldn't be doing it to them.

Picture either me, or your mom, your priest, or any other respected person in the room with you. If you wouldn't want us to see it, then don't post it!

More Information

If you'd like to find out more about Cyber-Bullying, or went to help prevent it, use the below resources for more information:

http://stopcyberbullying.org/index2.html

http://www.cyberbullying.us/resources.php

http://www.stopbullying.gov/cyberbullying/

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/cyberbullying-toolkit


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