Cyber Bullying. A guide for parents understanding the “hidden” bully. What is Cyber B ullying?. Cyber bullying involves the use of information and communications technologies through: E-mail Cell phones Text messages Defamatory websites. How is it like other bullying?.
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A guide for parents understanding the “hidden” bully
Cyber bullying involves the use of information and communications technologies through:
Bullying is about human relationships, power and control.
Those who bully others are trying to establish power & control over others that they perceive as “weaker” than themselves.
While bullying is often under the radar screen of adults, cyber bullying is even more so, as today’s youth, often called the “Always on” generation.
The reality is that most of these pages are not regulated by the Web site creators.
(Young Canadians in a wired world –MNET survey, 2001)
Awareness and education is key to prevention