Cyber Bullying What is Cyber Bullying Bullying through

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Cyber Bullying

Cyber Bullying

What is Cyber Bullying? Bullying through Internet applications and technologies Uses technology to repeatedly

What is Cyber Bullying? Bullying through Internet applications and technologies Uses technology to repeatedly hurt another person, individual or as part of a group Harassing, impersonating, intimidating, stalking, creating or helping to spread false rumors, extorting, name calling and flaming, tricking, or terrorizing

Bullying vs. Cyber Bullying Face-to-Face Know who the Bully is Cyber Bullying Harassing Online

Bullying vs. Cyber Bullying Face-to-Face Know who the Bully is Cyber Bullying Harassing Online Anonymity More Public Never Fully Recovered or Removed Reach a Larger Population Instantaneous Viral by Nature Easy to Hide Behind a Computer (Bully)

Types of Technology used to Communicate Social Networking Sites Email Text Messages Malicious Websites

Types of Technology used to Communicate Social Networking Sites Email Text Messages Malicious Websites Camera Phones Chat Rooms Instant Messages Blogs Phones

Forms of Cyberbullying Flaming: Sending or posting hostile messages intended to “inflame” the emotions

Forms of Cyberbullying Flaming: Sending or posting hostile messages intended to “inflame” the emotions of others Happy-Slapping: Recording someone being harassed or bullied then posting online Identity Theft/Impersonation: Stealing someone’s password and/or hijacking their online accounts to send or post incriminating or humiliating information Photoshopping: Doctoring digital images so the main subject is placed in a compromising or embarrassing situation Physical Threats: Sending messages that involve threats to a person’s physical safety Rumor Spreading: Spreading gossip through e-mail, text messaging, or social media

Helping Victims of Cyber Bullying Don’t Be a Bystander Tell the bully to stop

Helping Victims of Cyber Bullying Don’t Be a Bystander Tell the bully to stop Befriend and talk with someone being bullied Victims value your empathy and concern

Dealing with Cyber Bullying Don’t Respond or Retaliate Don’t Blame Yourself Save Evidence View

Dealing with Cyber Bullying Don’t Respond or Retaliate Don’t Blame Yourself Save Evidence View From a Different Perspective Report Threats and Messages Don’t Let Bully Control Your Feelings Report EVERY Incident Don’t Beat Yourself Up Prevent Communication with Bully Get Help from a Trusted Adult Block Messages, Phone Number, Delete from Social Media Learn to Deal with Stress Do Something You Enjoy

Useful Resources http: //www. helpguide. org/articles/abuse/cyberbullying. htm http: //www. medscape. com/viewarticle/579988 http: //www. safekids.

Useful Resources http: //www. helpguide. org/articles/abuse/cyberbullying. htm http: //www. medscape. com/viewarticle/579988 http: //www. safekids. com/tips-to-stop-cyberbullying/ http: //www. connectsafely. org/tips-to-help-stop-cyberbullying/