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Cyberbullying Presentation for another independent school.

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  • This topic has such a big impact and very helpful to all parents in which they can manage to support their kids when it comes to bullying. But, we must also not forget that no matter what support we are giving to our kids still there are some tendencies that cannot be controlled by time. I always look forward to the safety service in which I know can make a big help to the safety and protection of my son and that's exactly the reason why I registered him to SAFEKIDZONE. This is a mobile-based application that can summon immediate help from family and friends. And if really needed they can route the call over to the nearest 911 without causing delay of help. Check this out:
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  1. 1. You have no friends! Just kill yourself.<br />
  2. 2. You suck! Everyone hates you!<br />
  3. 3. Are you kidding me with that outfit today?<br />
  4. 4. The world would be a better place without you. <br />
  5. 5. Can you imagine how that feels....<br />
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  7. 7. Bullying Hits The Web<br />Lorri Carroll<br />@lcarroll94<br />January 2011<br />
  8. 8. What is bullying?<br />
  9. 9. Bullying- a formal definition<br /><ul><li>attack or intimidation with the intention to cause fear, distress, or harm that is either:
  10. 10. physical (e.g., hitting, punching),
  11. 11. verbal (e.g., name-calling, teasing), or
  12. 12. psychological/relational (e.g., rumors, social exclusion);
  13. 13. a real or perceived imbalance of power between the bully and victim; and
  14. 14. repeated attacks or intimidation between the same children over time (Farrington & Ttofi, 2010)</li></li></ul><li>The Cyber-Climate at School X<br />
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  17. 17. Some Stats<br /> <br />
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  19. 19. So what is Cyberbullying?<br /><ul><li>bullying through Internet applications and technologies such as instant messaging (IM), social networking sites, and cell phones</li></ul><br />
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  21. 21. Common Forms of Cyberbullying<br /><ul><li>sending or posting hostile messages intended to “inflame” the emotions of others
  22. 22. recording someone being harassed or bullied in a way that usually involves physical abuse, then posting the video online for public viewing</li></ul><br />
  23. 23. Common Forms of Cyberbullying<br /><ul><li>stealing someone’s password and/or hijacking their online accounts to send or post incriminating or humiliating pictures, videos, or information
  24. 24. doctoring digital images so that the main subject is placed in a compromising or embarrassing situation</li></ul><br />
  25. 25. Common Forms of Cyberbullying<br /><ul><li>sending messages that involve threats to a person’s physical safety
  26. 26. spreading gossip through e-mail, text messaging, or social networking sites</li></ul><br />
  27. 27. Some Statistics<br /><ul><li>cellphones are the most popular form of technology for teens and a common medium for cyber bullying
  28. 28. about half of young people have experienced some form of cyber bullying, and 10 to 20 percent experience it regularly
  29. 29. mean, hurtful comments and spreading rumors are the most common type of cyber bullying</li></ul><br />
  30. 30. Some Statistics<br /><ul><li>girls are at least as likely as boys to be cyber bullies or their victims
  31. 31. boys are more likely to be threatened by cyber bullies than girls
  32. 32. cyber bullying affects all races
  33. 33. cyber bullying victims are more likely to have low self esteem and to consider suicide</li></ul><br />
  34. 34. Cyber bullying in the News<br /><br /><br /><br />
  35. 35. Tragic Consequences<br /> <br /><br />
  36. 36. Legislation<br /><br /><ul><li>Many states already have existing criminal and civil remedies to deal with cyberbullying.  
  37. 37. Extreme cases would fall under criminal harassment or stalking laws or a target could pursue civil action for intentional infliction of emotional distress or defamation, to name a few.  
  38. 38. Bullying (whatever the form) that occurs at school is no doubt already subject to an existing bullying policy.</li></ul><br />
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  40. 40. What do you do if you are a victim?<br />1) Don't reply.<br />2) You did not do anything to deserve this!<br />3) Save the evidence! Print out anything you can, with all URLs, date, time stamps, etc. Take screen shots if possible. Save text messages. <br />4) Ask for help. Tell an adult you trust.<br />5) If you are concerned about your safety, report it to the police.  <br /><br />
  41. 41. Don't be a silent bystander!<br /><ul><li>A bystander can have just as much affect on a situation as an active bully.</li></ul>When bystanders stand up for a target it is one of the most effective means of stopping bullying. <br />Support from bystanders gives the target confidence.<br />It shows the bully that the target has friends who care, and that what the bully is doing is not cool.   <br /><br />
  42. 42. Any Questions?<br />