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Cyberbullying Omar Duggan FOED 3010

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology ( 2015). :

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology ( 2015).


Cyberbullies use cell phones, computers, tablets, electronic social media and other technological means to harass and harm their targets.


Cyberbullying differs from physical bullying in several ways.

Effects of cyberbullying:

Effects of cyberbullying According to students who are affected by cyberbullying are more likely to: Use alcohol and drugs Skip school Experience in-person bullying Be unwilling to attend school Receive poor grades Have lower self-esteem Have more health problems

Types of cyberbullying:

Types of cyberbullying Cyberstalking Degration / Humiliation Impersonation Web site creation Use of photos or images

Statistics of cyberbullying:

Statistics of cyberbullying Around half of teens have been the victims of cyber bullying Only 1 in 10 teens tells a parent if they have been a cyber bully victim Fewer than 1 in 5 cyber bullying incidents are reported to law enforcement 1 in 10 adolescents or teens have had embarrassing or damaging pictures taken of themselves without their permission, often using cell phone cameras About 1 in 5 teens have posted or sent sexually suggestive or nude pictures of themselves to others Girls are somewhat more likely than boys to be involved in cyber bullying (

How to help prevent cyberbullying:

How to help prevent cyberbullying Make the most of privacy settings Think before you post Keep personal information personal Speak out

Resource sites for educators:

Resource sites for educators Cyberbullying research centerhttp :// / A useful site with articles and resources to assist educators in understanding, preventing and dealing with cyberbullying.



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