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  1. 1. By:Eric Dudziak James Van Tine & Jenna Dischner
  2. 2. <ul><li>Cyberbullying is the use of </li></ul><ul><li>e-mail, instant messaging, chat rooms, pagers, cell phones, or other forms of information technology to deliberately harass, threaten, or intimidate someone </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Humiliation doesn’t end after onlookers disappear </li></ul><ul><li>It is hard for the victim to escape </li></ul><ul><li>Can be done anonymously </li></ul><ul><li>Can be done with little effort </li></ul><ul><li>Can be carried out repeatedly at any convenient time for the bully </li></ul><ul><li>Constant audience </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Girls are twice as likely as boys to be bullied and perpetrators of cyberbullying. </li></ul><ul><li>35% of teens have been bullied online </li></ul><ul><li>56% of cyberbullying happens in chatrooms </li></ul><ul><li>FEELINGS AFTER: </li></ul><ul><li>34% frustrated </li></ul><ul><li>22%sad </li></ul><ul><li>30% angry </li></ul><ul><li>DO THEY TELL? </li></ul><ul><li>41% tell no one </li></ul><ul><li>38% tell online friend </li></ul><ul><li>AFTER TELLING </li></ul><ul><li>19% situation improved </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>BY PARENTS: </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor children online </li></ul><ul><li>Know what your children are doing online </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to children about how to treat others online and how they should be treated </li></ul><ul><li>Make restrictions </li></ul><ul><li>BY VICTIMIZED TEENS: </li></ul><ul><li>Block communication </li></ul><ul><li>Delete before you read a bully’s message </li></ul><ul><li>Save and show an adult </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t respond to the perpetrator </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>HIGH SCHOOL MALES </li></ul><ul><li>BAD NEWS: </li></ul><ul><li>(14/21 use internet 0-2 hours a day) </li></ul><ul><li>17/21 said their parents haven’t talked to them about how to treat other online </li></ul><ul><li>16/21 said parents NEVER look at what they’re doing online </li></ul><ul><li>BUT , 19/21 have a facebook or myspace ? </li></ul><ul><li>6/21 said they have received mean or nasty text messages 5 times or more in the last six months, 7/21 said they received them 4 or less times. </li></ul><ul><li>GOOD NEWS: </li></ul><ul><li>15/21 said in the last 6 months they have not been in an online fight </li></ul><ul><li>16/21 said they have not received threatening online messages </li></ul><ul><li>HIGH SCHOOL FEMALES </li></ul><ul><li>BAD NEWS: </li></ul><ul><li>12/24 said they have receeved mean or nasty text messages at 0-4 times in the last six months. </li></ul><ul><li>7/24 said they have received mean or nasty text messages 5 or more times in the last six months </li></ul><ul><li>GOOD NEWS: </li></ul><ul><li>10/24 girls said that their parent HAVE talked to them about how to treat others online </li></ul><ul><li>10/24 sais there parents occasionally check what they’re doing online </li></ul><ul><li>23/24 have a facebook or myspace </li></ul><ul><li>21/24 have not received threatening messages online </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>From the survey it seems that text messaging is probably the most popular form of cyber bullying in our high school. </li></ul><ul><li>More people are hurt from text messaging than any other form of information technology according to our survey </li></ul><ul><li>This is how cyber bullying works. </li></ul><ul><li>Digital harrasment: a picture can be taken with the </li></ul><ul><li>Victim doing something embarassing. One picture </li></ul><ul><li>Can be forwarded throughout the school within </li></ul><ul><li>Minutes with the technology we have. </li></ul><ul><li>Same way with the internet. </li></ul>
  8. 9. SUICIDES TIED TO CYBERBULLYING: Sarah Butler: 12 yrs old Megan Meier: 13 yrs old Ryan Halligan: 13 yrs old
  9. 12. Bibliography <ul><li>Breguet. Teri. “Bullying and Cyberbullying.” Teen Health and Wellness. Rosen, 2010. Web. 4 Jan. 2010. . </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>