An introduction to Cyber Bullying Definition Poses threats to our society. Signs/Symptoms Actions against Cyber Bullying Solutions
Why does Cyber Bullying occur? Anger, revenge, frustration Entertainment To get a reaction Power-hungry Reminder of social standing Unaware that it is also another form of bullying
What happens during Cyber Bullying? Children are tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another child, preteen or teen using the Internet, interactive and digital technologies or mobile phones.
Loss of ISP or IM accounts due to service violation. Possibility of criminal matter under state and federal law. Trauma to victim (Emotional and/or physical) -Suicide? Charges of juvenile delinquency The Adverse Effects
Survey Findings – The evidence How many people are aware of cyber bullying (its effects, how it has developed over the years, etc)?
Case Studies Do we use the ones we have on our report?
Actions taken, what has yet to be taken and we can be taken. ~Already Taken~ Parents need to know what they don’t. Educating them and passing that knowledge on. School’s involvement Campaigns
Solutions Schools – Education and informing students of Cyber Bullying Victim – Ignore, seek help, don’t tackle the problems on your own and seek advice from a trusted adult (parent, teacher, etc).
Summary Cyber bullying is ever progressing as a trend, bringing negative consequences and harm to our society. We must rise up to counter something that is hard to catch in the act. Until we do something to fight against it, all of its effects will eventually affect everyone of us. After all, children are the future.