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STOP cyberbullying: Cyberbullying - what it is, how it works and how to understand and deal with cyberbullies

STOP cyberbullying: Cyberbullying - what it is, how it works and how to understand and deal with cyberbullies

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Stand up to Cyberbullying What's Going on in Their World Teens can register for sites without your knowledge or permission, and a lot of the sites they go on encourage sharing (of music, photos, videos, etc.), socializing (with people they may not know), and instant messaging (which includes video chatting). Nearly every teen has a phone and may be texting into the wee hours. With little impulse control (and little sleep), these conversations can take a turn for the worse. Where They Are Developmentally Bullying - Wikipedia Banner in a campaign against bullying in Cefet-MG. Bullying can be defined in many different ways. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has no legal definition of bullying,[5] while some states in the United States have laws against it.[6] Bullying is divided into four basic types of abuse – emotional (sometimes called relational), verbal, physical, and cyber.[7] It typically involves subtle methods of coercion, such as intimidation. Bullying ranges from one-on-one, individual bullying through to group bullying called mobbing, in which the bully may have one or more "lieutenants" who may seem to be willing to assist the primary bully in his or her bullying activities.

Internet safety "The internet itself will be a powerful resource in widening access to education, information and opportunity. So awareness of e-safety is now a necessity if we are to avoid a digital divide between those who are confident internet users and those who are not."Julia Taylor, foreword to NIACE e-safety digital learning guides

Office of the Attorney General : Cyberstalking What is it? Cyberstalking is the use of the Internet or other electronic means to stalk or harrass a person. This term is generally synonymous with online harassment or online abuse. Visuals : Facebook and College Admissions by Loreal Lynch | April 6, 2011 As Facebook has become more and more popular—if it were a country, it would be the third largest in the world—its use in the field of education has expanded, too. In fact, more than 80 percent of college admissions officers report using Facebook as part of their recruiting process. Cyberbullying Home > Dangers > Web 2.0 Gone are the days when a child’s home is a refuge from playground or neighborhood bullies. The Internet is the new playground, and there are no off-hours.

An Update on Alex Libby A common theme in the numerous comments we’ve received to-date on the film Bully, centers on one of the film’s most moving characters, Alex Libby, a sweet-natured Iowa teen who had been bullied for years. Since many viewers were worried about him and were understandably empathetic, we thought it might be good to give you an update on Alex. First of all, to cut to the chase in the happiest of ways: this year Alex worked as an intern for the Bully Project itself, in their offices in New York City! Last year, Alex was featured on CNN, and as you can see from this clip he’s evolving into a confident young man passionately hoping to help others who are being bullied: Alex was also featured, along with Kelby Johnson, in a piece Anderson Cooper did on the film and bullying, called “The Bully Effect.”

Online safety UK 96% of young people in the UK regularly use the internet to communicate according to a survey of 24,000 British people aged 9-11. A report shows that only 40% of young people know that personal information shared online stays online forever. There are about 250 million tweets generated every day and around 800 million Facebook users - that means a lot of information is shared online. So are young people using the internet safely? Private or public

Cyberspace Communications - Cyber Bullying - The Carnegie Cyber Academy - An Online Safety site and Games for Kids For some people, being anonymous in cyberspace becomes an excuse to behave rudely towards others. If they don’t know who you are, it’s okay to be mean to them, right? Wrong. Cyber bullying is using technology (usually a computer) to harass, intimidate, embarrass, or demean others.

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