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What is Cyber Bullying?


Cyber Bullying is like regular bullying but instead of face to face, it is over a computer screen. It is the torment, harassment, humiliation or embarrasment over a computer or cell phone via email, IM, texting, blogs; such as facebook and twitter, or phone calls.


Signs of Cyber Bullying:

  • Spending less than normal times online.

  • Hesitating to be online.

  • Hesitating to answer a cell phone call or text.

  • Depression or saddened behavior.

  • Suicide.

Forms of Cyber Bullying:

  • Harassment

  • Denigration
  • Flaming
  • Impersonation
  • Outing/ Trickery
  • Cyber Stalking




Index
Cyber-Stalking
Cyber Harassment
Cyber Denigration
Impersonation



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All Sources:
http://olweus.org/public/cyber_bullying.page
http://www.stopcyberbullying.org/what_is_cyberbullying_exactly.html
http://www.ncvc.org/ncvc/main.aspx?dbName=DocumentViewer&DocumentID=32458
http://www.infoplease.com