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Cyberbullying
New Platform, Old Problem
By: Ilana Solomons
Photo by Jinterwas (flickr)
Cyberbullying is defined as…
“tormenting,
threatening, harassing,
or embarrassing
another usin...
Thanks to our
ability to
hide behind
our screens…
Photo by Mervi Eskelinen (flickr)
Photo by Paree (flickr)
…cyberbullies have an easier time remaining
anonymous, or secure from separate locations.
Photo by Beedie Savage (flickr)
Many kids who are underage have their parents set up social media
accounts for them…
Photo by mkhmarketing (flickr)
…allowing them to enter an environment in which
they may be “out of their depth” - McAfee
Photo by spDuchamp (flickr)
Cyberbullying is less frequent then traditional bullying…
… and occurs most often outside of t...
… causing victims to feel that they are trapped, with
no safe haven.
Photo by Thomas Ricker (flickr)
One of the major concerns of cyberbullying is its link to suicidal
ideation
Photo by madamepsychosis (flickr)
Source: http://www.thestar.com/content/dam/thestar/news/canada/2012/10/12/bc_victim_of_cyberbullying_commits_
suicide/aman...
Photo by Melissa Brewer (flickr)
Photo by Kid-Josh (flickr)
Only one out of ten victims will alert someone to the abuse…
Photo by Marsmett Tallahassee (flickr)
… while 90% of teens who have seen social media
bullying say they have ignored it.
Photo by Ani-Bee (flickr)
Photo by Marsmett Tallahassee (flickr)
Digital natives have a difficult time
distinguishing between harmless jokes and
harmful threats
Photo by tfaltings.de (fli...
Photo by Siebuhr (flickr)
It is paramount that parents and educators are teaching youth about what constitutes
cyberbullyi...
Photo by Elana Centor (flickr)
It’s especially important to make people aware of
the resources available
Photo by Kate Hannon (flickr)
Photo by John Crider (flickr)
To prevent cyberbullying, we must all take a stand and
strive towards a future in which the ...
Sources used
• Smith, P. K., Mahdavi, J., Carvalho, M., Fisher, S., Russell, S., &
Tippett, N. (2008). Cyberbullying: Its ...
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  1. 1. { Cyberbullying New Platform, Old Problem By: Ilana Solomons
  2. 2. Photo by Jinterwas (flickr) Cyberbullying is defined as… “tormenting, threatening, harassing, or embarrassing another using the internet or other technologies.” - dosomething.org
  3. 3. Thanks to our ability to hide behind our screens… Photo by Mervi Eskelinen (flickr)
  4. 4. Photo by Paree (flickr) …cyberbullies have an easier time remaining anonymous, or secure from separate locations.
  5. 5. Photo by Beedie Savage (flickr) Many kids who are underage have their parents set up social media accounts for them…
  6. 6. Photo by mkhmarketing (flickr) …allowing them to enter an environment in which they may be “out of their depth” - McAfee
  7. 7. Photo by spDuchamp (flickr) Cyberbullying is less frequent then traditional bullying… … and occurs most often outside of the school…
  8. 8. … causing victims to feel that they are trapped, with no safe haven. Photo by Thomas Ricker (flickr)
  9. 9. One of the major concerns of cyberbullying is its link to suicidal ideation Photo by madamepsychosis (flickr)
  10. 10. Source: http://www.thestar.com/content/dam/thestar/news/canada/2012/10/12/bc_victim_of_cyberbullying_commits_ suicide/amanda_toddsuicide.jpeg.size.xxlarge.letterbox.jpeg
  11. 11. Photo by Melissa Brewer (flickr)
  12. 12. Photo by Kid-Josh (flickr)
  13. 13. Only one out of ten victims will alert someone to the abuse… Photo by Marsmett Tallahassee (flickr)
  14. 14. … while 90% of teens who have seen social media bullying say they have ignored it. Photo by Ani-Bee (flickr)
  15. 15. Photo by Marsmett Tallahassee (flickr)
  16. 16. Digital natives have a difficult time distinguishing between harmless jokes and harmful threats Photo by tfaltings.de (flickr)
  17. 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. 18. Photo by Elana Centor (flickr) It’s especially important to make people aware of the resources available
  19. 19. Photo by Kate Hannon (flickr)
  20. 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. 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. • https://www.dosomething.org/facts/11-facts-about-cyber-bullying • http://definetheline.ca/dtl/cyberbullying-in-canada/ • http://www.thestar.com/content/dam/thestar/news/canada/2012/1 0/12/bc_victim_of_cyberbullying_commits_suicide/amanda_todd suicide.jpeg.size.xxlarge.letterbox.jpeg • Images taken via flickr.com (creative commons license)
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