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Public service announcement

  1. 1. Public Service Announcement<br />By Ellie Augustine<br />
  2. 2. Facts about Cyber bullying. <br />Nearly 42% of kids have been bullied online and almost one in four have had it happen more than once.<br />Among this percentage, being ignored and disrespected were the most common forms of cyber bullying.<br />Nine out of ten middle school students have had their feelings hurt online.<br />About 75% have visited a Web site bashing another student.<br />
  3. 3. Facts about cyber bullying (continued)<br />Four out of ten middle school students have had their password(s) stolen and changed by a bully who then locked them out of their own account or sent communications posing as them.<br />About 21% of kids have received mean or threatening e-mails.<br />The psychological and emotional outcomes of cyber bullying are similar to real-life bullying outcomes, except for the reality that with cyber bullying there is often no escape. School ends at 3 p.m., while the Internet is available all the time.<br />
  4. 4. Facts about cyber bullying (continued)<br />The primary cyber bullying location where victimizing occurs, at 56%, is in chat rooms.<br />Girls are about twice as likely as boys to be victims and perpetrators of cyber bullying.<br />About 58% of kids admit someone has said mean or hurtful things to them online. More than four out of ten say it has happened more than once.<br />Cyber bullying has increased in recent years. In a national survey of 10-17 year olds, twice as many children indicated they had been victims and perpetrators.<br />
  5. 5. Bullying Hurts.<br />Cyber Bullying Kills.<br />
  6. 6. Cite<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/iange/440423864/sizes/s/in/photostream/<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/photoboothe/4456324841/sizes/z/in/photostream/<br />http://www.dosomething.org/tipsandtools/11-facts-about-cyber-bullying<br />

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