How many are you are on Facebook?How many are on MySpace?Have a cell phone?Are on TwitterHave a blog?What other sites are you on?
1.Flaming and trollingSending or posting mean messages intended to “inflame” the emotions of others2. Happy slappingRecording someone being harassed or physically bullied, them posting the video online for everyone to see3. IDENTIY THEFT/IMPERSONATIONStealing someone’s password and taking over their onlien accounts to post incriminating or humiliating pictures, videos or information4. PHOTOSHOPPINGAltering digital images so that the main subject is placed in a compromising or embarrassing situation5. PHYSICAL THREATSSending messages that involve threats to a person’s safety6. RUMOR SPREADINGSpreading gossip through email, text messaging, or social networking sites
It is believed to be the first time Jeffrey Johnson Stand up for All Students Act has been used in the area.
sending nude or partially nude photos or sexually explicit messages to another person electronically. surveyed teens and young adults about sexting — sending sexually charged material via cell phone text messages — or posting such materials online. The results revealed that 39 percent of teens are sending or posting sexually suggestive messages, and 48 percent reported receiving such messages.If you have done this already, your stuff is out there and pray no one gives it out.Don’t do it again!!!
Jesse Loganwas an 18-year-old girl from Ohio whose ex-boyfriend circulated nude pictures of her to a large number of their high school peers, leading to extensive and unremitting verbal cruelty. Two months later, she committed suicide after suffering scholastically and relationally as a result of the humiliation and abuse she received from classmates
Last year, the Ruskin, Fla., middle schooler sent a photo of her naked breasts to her boyfriend. Another student got hold of it and it went viral.From then on, classmates bullied, intimidated and tormented her - even creating MySpace pages to humiliate her.It worked with devastating effect. On Sept. 12, 2009, Hope took her own life.Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/2300-204_162-10005118-4.html#ixzz1XJB3N3Wq
cyberbullies are not strangers but the “people that you’ve let into your life just a little bit
Why do people want to build their friends list?Even if your profile is set to private, you should still think before you postOnly add people you know in real life to your friends list, even when someone is referred by another friend.Don’t share too much info on your blogsDon’t reveal identifying information about yourselves in pictures and videos on your profiles.Do you think people on the internet always tell the truth about who they are?Anyone can use the information you post to humiliate or harm you.
Don’t jeopardize your futureCollegesEmployersTeachersCoaches
BACK TO SCHOOL YOUTH CONFERENCE CYBERBULLYING PRESENTER: GENNIA HOLDER SOCIAL MEDIA CONSULTANT
TOPICS CYBERBULLYING SEXTING YOUR INTERNET PRESENCE & PROTECTING YOURSELF ONLINE Q & A
ARRESTED FOR CYBERBULLYING January 2011 - Two Estero High School teens (FL) were arrested on felony charges for cyber bullying a classmate after officials learned of a fake Facebook account with sexually explicit photos.
CYBERHARASSMENT Pertains to threatening or harassing email messages, instant messages, or to blog entries or websites dedicated solely to tormenting an individual.
CYBERSTALK The repeated use of electronic communications to harass or frighten someone, for example by sending threatening e-mails
WHICH ONE ARE YOU? WHAT TO DO? BULLY – Beware BYSTANDER – Be a Hero VICTIM – Be Empowered
“. . . be careful what you do to people, because you never know what they’re going through,” said Christian Harvey, a 15-year-old sophomore at Port Charlotte High School in Port Charlotte, Fla. “You can really hurt somebody, even with the littlest thing.”
GET INVOLVED Become a TeenAngel Teenagers were concerned about their younger siblings, cousins, young neighbors and kids they baby-sit for when it came to online safety. http://teenangels .org/ Link on my website www.timetogovirtual.com/cyberbully
HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF ONLINE AND YOUR INTERNET PRESENCE
Your password is like your toothbrush – don’t share
it with anyone. Not even your best friend!
What is good or not good to share? Discussing your favorite book on a message board Tell someone in a chat room where you go to school IM a friend about what movie you just saw Posting a description of your dog on your profile Sharing your email password with your friend Check the privacy settings on your profiles, photos, status updates
Does anything in your profile or username or email address reveal . . . First name First and last name Home phone number Cell phone number School name Address
What you can do . . . Go home and review Your profiles, IM screen names, email addresses Anything you post online Google yourself and make changes based on what you learned today Ask your school about their cyberbullying policy Check your privacy settings Keep your clothes on
For more resources visit my website: www.timetogovirtual.com/cyberbully Gennia Holder Social Media Consultant