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Cyber Bullying



With the rise in digital media, cyber bullying will definitely be an issue that future youth will have to deal with. Bullying will move from the playground to digital form. We need to help prevent ...

With the rise in digital media, cyber bullying will definitely be an issue that future youth will have to deal with. Bullying will move from the playground to digital form. We need to help prevent the abuse of such a powerful social tool by teaching teens about proper etiquette and usage.



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    • Cyber Bullying
      By Travis Rhee
      Image by: Stuart Leckenby - Flickr
    • Image by: Wentongg - Flickr
      Cyber Bullying…
      “involves the use of information and communication
      technologies to support deliberate, repeated, and hostile
      behaviour by an individual or group, that is intended to
      harm others." Bill Belsey- Creator of
    • Last year, over 40%of
      whom have access to the Internet
      have experienced cyber bullying
      Image by: TerriC3 - Flickr
    • Image by: amandagreenspan - Flickr
      are more likely to be victims of cyber
      bullying then
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      - Flickr
      Only 18%
      Of incidents of cyber bullying are reported
      As well as only 10% of victims tell their parents
    • Direct Attacks
      Image by: amandagreenspan – Flickr
      Sending Malicious Code
      Stealing Passwords
      Sending Porn and other Junk Email
      Sending Pictures through E-mail and Cellphones without consent
      Instant Messaging/Text Messaging Harassment
    • About 1 in 3 people
      have had a cyber threat
      against them
      against them
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    • Last year, about
      1 million
      have been
      victims of cyber bullying
      Image by: amandagreenspan - Flickr
    • Bullies also can getaccess
      to the
      Victims account
      and send
      rude messages
      to contacts
      Image by poojabrahmi - Flickr
    • They may also
      change the victims
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    • Going Mobile
      With 87% of children
      between 4 to 16
      access to a mobile phone…
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    • Text Bullying
      is becoming the most popular form
      of bullying
      amongst teens and children
      Image by: Jeremy R. Issacson - Flickr
    • 1 in 5 will be a victim oftextbullying
      1 in 10 teens have engaged in some sort of textbullying.
      Image by: amyjhleong - Flickr
    • Why?
      To bolster their self esteem
      They are angry or frustrated
      Though it is difficult to find a single reason, some
      engage incyber bullying because
      For the “lulz”
      Image by: David Paul Leighton - Flickr
    • 53% of kids have admitted to participating in
      cyber bullying
      More than 1 in 3have repeated their behaviour
      Image by: Gusbodr - Flickr
    • Don’t Think Your Words…
      Image by: amandagreenspan - Flickr
    • More than 8%of victims of
      cyberbullying victims and
      12%ofsexting victims
      have contemplatedsuicide
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    • It ishard for kids to hide……
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    • "When I was bullied in
      middle school, I couldgo
      home, I could slam my
      doorshut and I'd be safe
      from thebully, […]
      These days, there
      basically is no safety; there isno protection. There'slimitless vulnerability."
      – Patchin, Cyber Bully Victim
      Image by: Stuart Leckenby - Flickr
    • Sexual Predators
      About half of reported sexual solicitations towards minors
      have been
      from other
      Image by: leamcdowell - Flickr
    • “the image presented by the media of an older male deceiving and preying on a young child does not paint an accurate picture of the nature of the majority of sexual solicitations.” – Kim Zetter,
      Image by: boywonderkyle - Flickr
    • “Parents need to be the one trusted place kids can go when things go wrong online and offline. Yet they often are the one place kids avoid when things go wrong online”-
      Image by: Stuart Leckenby - Flickr
    • Prevention
      Do not attack others online
      Especially if you are angry
      Use "Netiquette"
      Never give out
      personal information
      or passwords, P.I.N.
      numbers etc.
      Image by: iamlowercasepeople - Flickr
    • But the one of the most important ways to help prevent
      cyber bullying is to…..
      Image by: joshblyth - Flickr
    • Report it!
      Image by: hansika.jethnani - Flickr
    • Works Cited
      Image by: Mrchapmorningshowlive - Flickr