Cyberbullying film 260

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Cyberbullying film 260

  1. 1. CYBERBULLYI NG CYBERBULLYING   By  Teagan  McLaren   Photo  by  Technology-­‐Based-­‐Life-­‐2  via  hBp://leFcia5.edublogs.org/2010/05/11/creaFve-­‐commons/      
  2. 2. The  creaFon  of  digital  technology   and  social  media  has  produced  a   bigger  plaMorm  for  bullies  that  goes   beyond  the  walls  of  schools  and   workplaces.   Photo  by  Infocux  Technologies  via  flickr  
  3. 3. Bullies  are  able  to  access  their  vicFms  easier  because   of  easy  accessibility  due  to  most  people  being   “connected”.    In  2010,  Dailymail.co.uk  released  an   arFcle  staFng  that  the  average  adult  is  awake  for  15   hours  and  45  minutes  every  day  and  45  per  cent  of   that  Fme  is  spent  using  a  proliferaFon  of   technology.   Photo  by  Beth  Jusino  via  Flickr  
  4. 4. Teens  are  spending  more  Fme  consuming  digital   media  than  ever  before…   Photo  by  Summer  Skyes  11  via  Flickr  
  5. 5. CYBERBULLYING     (as  defined  by  Oxford  DicFonaries)   The  use  of  electronic  communicaFon   to  bully  a  person,  typically  by  sending   messages  of  an  inFmidaFng  or   threatening  nature.   Photo  by  Arne  Kuilman/Flickr,  CreaFve  Commons  license    
  6. 6. Cyberbullying  has   become  the  most   common  method     of  bullying.   Photo  by  wentongg  via  Flickr     hBp://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/6556207/Cyber-­‐bullying-­‐now-­‐the-­‐most-­‐common-­‐form-­‐of-­‐bullying.html  
  7. 7. By  Noukka  Signe  via  Flickr   “7%  of  adult  Internet  users  in  Canada,   age  18  years  and  older,  self-­‐reported   having  been  a  vicFm  of  cyber-­‐bullying   at  some  point  in  their  life.”   In  2012,  Canadian  InsFtutes  of  Health  Research  claimed  that    
  8. 8. Photo  by  MBrewerDC  via  flickr  
  9. 9. According  to  an  arFcle  in  The  Washington  Post   posted  in  2013,  the  majority  of  teens  screen   Fme  is  on  their  mobile  phones  and  more  than   ¾  of  all  teens  own  cellphones.  The  huge   number  of  teens  online  opens  several   possibiliFes  for  cyberbullying  due  to  the  easy    
  10. 10. Other  staFsFcs  include:     -­‐  1  in  5  Canadian  Teens  have  witnessed  online  Bullying   -­‐  25%  of  kids  between  the  ages  of  12  and  15  have   witnessed  cyberbullying   -­‐  25%  of  girls  and  17%  of  boys  have  witnessed  online   harassment   -­‐  51%  of  all  teens  have  had  negaFve  experience  with   social  networking   -­‐  16%  said  someone  posted  an  embarassing  photo  of   them     -­‐        12%  said  someone  hacked  their  account   www.stopabully.ca  
  11. 11. Macbook  Colors  by  KwinFn   Cyberbullying  Includes:     •  Sending  mean  or  threatening  messages  via  email,   text  or  instant  messaging   •  PosFng  embarrassing  pictures  of  another  person   online   •  CreaFng  a  website,  account,  or  social  media  page   for  the  purpose  of  insulFng  others   •  Using  someone  else’s  name  and  pretending  to  be   them     •  Fooling  an  individual  into  revealing  something   personal  or  embarrassing  about  themselves  and   then  sending  it  to  other  people     Macbook  Colors  by  KwinFn  via  flickr  
  12. 12. CIHR  also  claims  that  the  most  common  form   of  cyberbullying  involves  receiving   threatening  or  aggressive  emails  or   instant  messages,  reported  by  73%   of  vicFms.   Photo  by  stockmedia.cc/stockarch.com  
  13. 13. TIPS  ON  HOW  TO   AVOID   CYBERBULLYING  
  14. 14. Never  Post  Personal  InformaFon   Do  not  post  your  name,  address,  phone  number,   passwords,  and  any  other  informaFon  that  could  be   used  to  contact  you     If  posFng  pictures  of  yourself  than  make  sure  that  the   security  senngs  are  set  so  that  only  the  people  who  you   want  to  view  your  pictures  can   hBp://www.marbellafamilyfun.com/avoid-­‐cyberbullying.html   Photo  by  cr103  via  Stockarch  
  15. 15. NEVER  OPEN  MESSAGES  FROM  STRANGERS       If  you  do  not  know  the  person  who  is  sending   you  the  message  than  delete  immediately  to   avoid  viruses  and  hackers  
  16. 16. Don’t  Believe  Everything  that  you  READ   You  can  be  anyone  you  want  to  be  online   and  so  can  somebody  else.  Someone  who   may  claim  to  be  someone  may  actually  be   someone  else.   Pi   Photo  by  Juhan  Sonin  via  Flickr  
  17. 17. WHERE  YOU  CAN  GO  IF  YOU  HAVE  BEEN   CYBERBULLIED  OR  KNOW  SOMEONE  WHO  HAS   Photo  by  kaFnalynn/CreaFve  Commons   CALL  KIDS  HELP  PHONE  FOR  AN   ANONYMOUS  CALL  WITH  A  TRAINED   COUNSELLOR   1-­‐800-­‐668-­‐6868  
  18. 18. Kids  who  are  bullied  struggle  more  at  school   than  those  who  aren’t.  They  may  skip  class  to   avoid  embarrassment  or  bullying,  get  low   grades,  use  drugs  and  alcohol  and  have  low  self-­‐ esteem   Photo  by  Doug  Wilson  via  Flickr   hBp://fundforcivility.org/cyberbullying-­‐effects/  
  19. 19. Kids  who  have  been  bullied  are  at   higher  risk  for  depression  and  anxiety.   Symptoms  to  keep  an  eye  out  for  are:       •  Increased  feeling  of  loneliness  or  sadness   •  EaFng  and  sleeping  paBern  changes   •  Loss  of  interest  in  acFviFe  that  they  were   once  excited  about   •  Thoughts  of  suicide   hBp://fundforcivility.org/cyberbullying-­‐effects/  
  20. 20. Let’s  end  cyberbullying  

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