Cyberbullying: What Parents Need To Know - Coggle Diagram
Cyberbullying: What Parents Need To Know
What is Cyberbullying?
Bullying that takes place using electronic technology such as cell phones, computers, and tablets.
Happens on different communication tools such as social media, text messages, chat, and websites
Examples of cyberbullying include mean text messages, rumours, embarrassing pictures or videos, ect.
Steps to take immidiately
Dont forward messages
Keep evidence of cyberbullying
Record dates, times, and descriptions of the instances where cyberbullying has occurred
Block person who is cyberbullying
Why is Cyberbullying different?
Can happen 24/7 at any time of the day or night
Can reach a kid even if he or she is alone
Cyberbullying messages and images can be posted anonomously
Can be distributed quickly to a wide audience
Can be difficult and sometimes impossible to trace source
Kids who are cyberbullied are more likely to:
Use alcohol or drugs
Experience in-person bullying
Be unwilling to attend school
Receive poor grades
Have lower self esteem