Computer Science 1631, Winter 2011 Kayla Hodgkins. Cyberbullying. “Cyberbullying can be the equivalent of “social death” for many young people.”. Cyberbullying is when a child or preteen is harassed, threatened, or humiliated by another child or preteen.
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Cyberbullying takes place through digital technologies or mobile phones.What is Cyberbullying?
The surfacing trend of sexting also exposes teens and preteens to the dangers of cyberbullying.Other Information
More than 1 in 3 young people have been threatened online.
Over 25% of adolescents and teens have been bullied repeatedly though their cell phones or internet.
1 in 10 adolescents or teens have had embarrassing or damaging pictures taken of themselves without their permission.
Girls are more likely than boys to be involved in cyberbullying.Some Statistics
Don’t encourage anyone to use the internet to bully someone.
If you can’t say something nice online about someone, don’t say it at all.
Don’t email or publish any embarrassing photographs, videos or audio recordings.
If you know that someone is being bullied online, tell someone.
Don’t send emails or other online messages that threaten a person.
6. Don’t send emails or other online messages that use foul or abusive language.
7. Don’t send or post angry messages online.
8. Follow family rules about online behavior.
9. Follow school rules about online behavior.
10. If you receive a threatening or harassing message, tell someone.
Cyberbullying is when a child or preteen is harassed, threatened, or humiliated by another child or preteen.
Cyberbullying can happen to anyone, be aware of the ways cyberbullying happens, and ways to combat them.Conclusion
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