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Cyber bulling is when a child, preteen or teen istormented,harassed,threate ned or humiliated by another child or teen usingthe internet, interactive and digital technologies or mobile phones.
There have been more and more cases of CYBERBULLING
Keeping in view of CYBERBULLYING there has to be a child on each side or have been instigated against a minor against another minor. Once adults become involved it is a cyber harassment or cyber stalking
Sending mean messages or threats to a person’s email account or a cell phone. Posting hurtful or threatening messages or social networking sites or messages. Stealing a persons account or information to break into another account and send damaging messages. Taking unflattering pictures of a person and spreading the on the cell phones and the internet Sexting or circulating sexually suggestive pictures or messages about a person.
Teachers need to monitor internet activity and discuss the dangers of Cyber bullying Parents need to be more aware of their childrens internet activity and talk about their proper online behaviour. Schools must have program in place to educate students on Cyber bullying and enforce consequences when it occurs.
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