Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using technology (e.g. computers, mobile phones and tablets) and communication tools such as social media
Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using technology (e.g. computers, mobile phones and tablets) and communication tools such as social media. Examples of cyberbullying include derogatory comments, false statements, remarks, embarrassing pictures and videos posted on social media.
I am being cyberbullied – how do I stop it?
- Talk to someone you trust straight away – like a parent, sibling, uncle/aunt, teacher or friend
- Do not retaliate or respond as they might use it against you
- Block the bully and change your privacy settings
- Report the abuse to the service and get others to as well
- Collect the evidence such as messages, take screen shots and print conversations
How can I protect from cyberbullying?
- Always think about what you post
- Keep your password strong and do not share with anybody
- Think about who sees what you post online
- Talk to someone you trust about any messages you get or things you see online that make you upset or scared.