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What is cyberbullying?
  • Cyberbullying is the intentional and repeated mistreatment of others through the use of technology, such as computers, cell phones and other electronic devices.

Why cyberbullying is different

  • It can happen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It can happen any time of the day or night.
  • Messages and images can be posted anonymously and distributed quickly to a very wide audience. It can be difficult and sometimes impossible to trace the source.
  • Deleting inappropriate or harassing messages, texts, and pictures is extremely difficult after they have been posted or sent.

What you can do to prevent it

  • Educate yourself
  • Protect your password
  • Keep photos "PG"
  • Log out of online accounts
  • Never open unidentified messages
  • Pause before you post
  • Raise awareness
  • Setup privacy controls
  • Google yourself
  • Don't be a cyberbully yourself
What you can do if it happens to you
  • Talk about it.
  • Ignore them
  • Never retaliate
  • Tell them to stop
  • Laugh
  • Save the evidence
  • Block access
  • Report it to the content provider
  • Do not pass along messages from cyberbullies
  • Call the police
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