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Cyberbullying - FILM2601 project



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  • 1. { Cyberbullying New Platform, Old Problem
  • 2. Photo by Jinterwas (flickr) Cyberbullying is defined as… “tormenting, threatening, harassing, or embarrassing another using the internet or other technologies.” -
  • 3. Thanks to our ability to hide behind our screens… Photo by Mervi Eskelinen (flickr)
  • 4. Photo by Paree (flickr) …cyberbullies have an easier time remaining anonymous, or secure from separate locations.
  • 5. Photo by Beedie Savage (flickr) Many kids who are underage have their parents set up social media accounts for them…
  • 6. Photo by mkhmarketing (flickr) …allowing them to enter an environment in which they may be “out of their depth” - McAfee
  • 7. Photo by spDuchamp (flickr) Cyberbullying is less frequent then traditional bullying… … and occurs most often outside of the school…
  • 8. … causing victims to feel that they are trapped, with no safe haven. Photo by Thomas Ricker (flickr)
  • 9. One of the major concerns of cyberbullying is its link to suicidal ideation Photo by madamepsychosis (flickr)
  • 10. Source: suicide/amanda_toddsuicide.jpeg.size.xxlarge.letterbox.jpeg
  • 11. Photo by Melissa Brewer (flickr)
  • 12. Photo by Kid-Josh (flickr)
  • 13. Only one out of ten victims will alert someone to the abuse… Photo by Marsmett Tallahassee (flickr)
  • 14. … while 90% of teens who have seen social media bullying say they have ignored it. Photo by Ani-Bee (flickr)
  • 15. Photo by Marsmett Tallahassee (flickr)
  • 16. Digital natives have a difficult time distinguishing between harmless jokes and harmful threats Photo by (flickr)
  • 17. Photo by Siebuhr (flickr) It is paramount that parents and educators are teaching youth about what constitutes cyberbullying, and how to deal with it should it ever occur
  • 18. Photo by Elana Centor (flickr) It’s especially important to make people aware of the resources available
  • 19. Photo by Kate Hannon (flickr)
  • 20. Photo by John Crider (flickr) To prevent cyberbullying, we must all take a stand and strive towards a future in which the online world is a safe place for all
  • 21. Sources used • Smith, P. K., Mahdavi, J., Carvalho, M., Fisher, S., Russell, S., & Tippett, N. (2008). Cyberbullying: Its nature and impact in secondary school pupils. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 49(4), 376-385. • Hinduja, S., & Patchin, J. W. (2010). Bullying, cyberbullying, and suicide. Archives of Suicide Research, 14(3), 206-221. • • • 0/12/bc_victim_of_cyberbullying_commits_suicide/amanda_todd suicide.jpeg.size.xxlarge.letterbox.jpeg • Images taken via (creative commons license)