Geek Out @ Your Library® Cyberbullying

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Geek Out @ Your Library® Cyberbullying

  1. 1. Ballou Senior High School Cyberbullying & TeensPresentation created by Melissa McDonald, MLS graduate student, University of Maryland
  2. 2. What is Cyberbullying?• Cyberbullying is “being cruel to others by sending or posting harmful material or engaging in other forms of social aggression using the Internet or other digital technologies.” • Nancy Willard of the Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use (http://csriu.org)
  3. 3. Cyberbullying Behaviors• Flaming, or engaging in arguments using angry and offensive language.• Harassment, or sending repeated frightening and/or offensive communications.• Denigration, or posting false information to try to damage a person’s reputation or relationships.
  4. 4. Cyberbullying Behaviors• Impersonation, or pretending to be someone else online and causing mischief using the stolen identity.• Outing, or revealing another person’s secrets or embarrassing information online.
  5. 5. Cyberbullying Behaviors• Trickery, or tricking someone into revealing private information and then revealing it online.• Exclusion, or deliberately excluding a person from an online group.• Cyberstalking, or using online media to stalk and frighten someone.
  6. 6. What You Can Do to Prevent Cyberbullying1. Don’t post threatening messages, images, videos, and other material as jokes or games because they could become dangerous to others.2. Never share your account password with anyone other than parents or guardians.
  7. 7. What You Can Do to Prevent Cyberbullying3. Limit the amount of personal information you put online.4. Periodically review your privacy and safety settings on your cell phone, social networks – and pick the most restrictive settings.5. Report cyberbullying attacks to appropriate adults: parents, school and library staff.
  8. 8. What You Can Do to Prevent CyberbullyingVisit these websites for more information:Stop Bullying: www.StopBullying.govStop Cyber Bulling: www.stopcyberbullying.orgWired Kids: www.pacerteensagainstbullying.orgWe Stop Hate: www.westophate.orgNational Crime Prevention Council: www.ncps.org
  9. 9. Work Cited:“Cyberbullying and Teens: What YA Librarians Can Do to Help”Young Adult Library Services Magazine, Winter 2012

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