Cyberbullying

  • Cyberbullying is the willful and repeated use of electronic communication technologies to harass, intimidate or threaten others. Instant messaging, email and social media sites are commonly used to cyberbully. Cruel , demeaning, and threatening information can be broadcast right into the victims homes, to a wider audience, and faster than ever before.
     
    Cyberbullying is usually not a one time occurrence but constant harassment. Because of the constant role technology plays in our lives, it is often difficult for victims to escape from a cyberbullies.

Links and Information

  • Cyberbullying information from the National Crime Prevention Council.
     
    NetSmartz.org - Cyberbullying and internet safety resources from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

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