Cyber Bullying


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With the rise in digital media, cyber bullying will definitely be an issue that future youth will have to deal with. Bullying will move from the playground to digital form. We need to help prevent the abuse of such a powerful social tool by teaching teens about proper etiquette and usage.

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Cyber Bullying

  1. 1. Cyber Bullying<br />By Travis Rhee<br />Image by: Stuart Leckenby - Flickr<br />
  2. 2. Image by: Wentongg - Flickr<br />Cyber Bullying…<br />“involves the use of information and communication<br />technologies to support deliberate, repeated, and hostile<br />behaviour by an individual or group, that is intended to<br />harm others." Bill Belsey- Creator of<br />
  3. 3. Last year, over 40%of<br />teenagers<br />whom have access to the Internet<br />have experienced cyber bullying<br />Image by: TerriC3 - Flickr<br />
  4. 4. Image by: amandagreenspan - Flickr<br />Girls<br />are more likely to be victims of cyber<br />bullying then <br />Boys<br />
  5. 5. Image by:<br />- Flickr<br />Only 18%<br />Of incidents of cyber bullying are reported<br />As well as only 10% of victims tell their parents<br />
  6. 6. Direct Attacks<br />Image by: amandagreenspan – Flickr<br />Sending Malicious Code<br />Stealing Passwords<br />Sending Porn and other Junk Email<br />Sending Pictures through E-mail and Cellphones without consent<br />Instant Messaging/Text Messaging Harassment<br />
  7. 7. About 1 in 3 people<br /> have had a cyber threat<br /> against them<br />against them<br />Image by: mpnuttall - Flickr<br />
  8. 8. Last year, about <br />1 million <br />children<br />have been<br /> victims of cyber bullying <br />throughFacebook<br />Image by: amandagreenspan - Flickr<br />
  9. 9. Bullies also can getaccess <br />to the<br />Victims account <br /> and send<br />rude messages<br /> to contacts<br />Image by poojabrahmi - Flickr<br />
  10. 10. They may also <br /> change the victims <br />password<br />Image by: :ray – Flickr<br />
  11. 11. Going Mobile<br /> With 87% of children<br />between 4 to 16<br />having<br />access to a mobile phone…<br />Image by: cehd.comm<br />
  12. 12. Text Bullying <br /> is becoming the most popular form<br /> of bullying<br /> amongst teens and children<br />Image by: Jeremy R. Issacson - Flickr<br />
  13. 13. 1 in 5 will be a victim oftextbullying<br />1 in 10 teens have engaged in some sort of textbullying.<br />Image by: amyjhleong - Flickr<br />
  14. 14. Why?<br />To bolster their self esteem<br />They are angry or frustrated<br />Though it is difficult to find a single reason, some<br />engage incyber bullying because<br />Boredom<br />For the “lulz”<br />Revenge<br />Image by: David Paul Leighton - Flickr<br />
  15. 15. 53% of kids have admitted to participating in<br />cyber bullying <br />More than 1 in 3have repeated their behaviour<br />Image by: Gusbodr - Flickr<br />
  16. 16. Don’t Think Your Words… <br /> …Hurt?<br />Image by: amandagreenspan - Flickr<br />
  17. 17. More than 8%of victims of<br />cyberbullying victims and<br />12%ofsexting victims <br />have contemplatedsuicide<br />Image by: Solo - Flickr<br />
  18. 18. It ishard for kids to hide……<br />Image by: SashaW - Flickr<br />
  19. 19. "When I was bullied in<br />middle school, I couldgo<br />home, I could slam my<br />doorshut and I'd be safe<br />from thebully, […]<br />These days, there<br />basically is no safety; there isno protection. There'slimitless vulnerability."<br />– Patchin, Cyber Bully Victim<br />Image by: Stuart Leckenby - Flickr<br />
  20. 20. Sexual Predators<br />About half of reported sexual solicitations towards minors<br />have been<br />from other<br />minors<br />Image by: leamcdowell - Flickr<br />
  21. 21. “the image presented by the media of an older male deceiving and preying on a young child does not paint an accurate picture of the nature of the majority of sexual solicitations.” – Kim Zetter,<br />Image by: boywonderkyle - Flickr<br />
  22. 22. “Parents need to be the one trusted place kids can go when things go wrong online and offline. Yet they often are the one place kids avoid when things go wrong online”-<br />Image by: Stuart Leckenby - Flickr<br />
  23. 23. Prevention<br />Do not attack others online<br /> Especially if you are angry<br />Use "Netiquette"<br />Never give out<br />personal information<br />or passwords, P.I.N.<br />numbers etc.<br />Image by: iamlowercasepeople - Flickr<br />
  24. 24. But the one of the most important ways to help prevent<br />cyber bullying is to…..<br />Image by: joshblyth - Flickr<br />
  25. 25. Report it!<br />Image by: hansika.jethnani - Flickr<br />
  26. 26. Works Cited<br />Image by: Mrchapmorningshowlive - Flickr<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />