Cyberbullying: What You Can Do

These days, bullying doesn’t just happen in the schoolyard. Bullying has followed kids into cyberspace as they spend more time online and on their phones. Cyberbullying happens when kids bully each other through emails, text messages, online games, or social networking sites. It might involve sending mean messages or posting embarrassing photos. But there’s something you can do.

On August 15, 2012 the Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention will host a webinar, Cyberbullying: What You Can Do. Join the webinar to hear partners from the Federal Trade Commission and the National Crime Prevention Council discuss how schools, parents, and communities can all work to help prevent cyberbullying. We’ll discuss:

  • how to create a supportive environment that breeds respect and acceptance
  • how to assess school climate for cyberbullying, in order to understand and prevent the problem
  • what policies exist in schools that may affect kids’ online behavior in and out of the classroom
  • resources to spot and stop cyberbullying

Cyberbullying: What You Can Do is a free webinar that is open to the public, but registration is required.

Comments

Yes I, want to help all i can,I don't know much about Cyberbullying or scams but I'M willing to help all, I can!!!!Sincerely Georgeana Hall Smith

How do I stop someone from hacking or ??? My internet use At My home, i change My password And there right there again, its like were On the same computer, actually its On My smart Phone,an app i have tells me theres Cell Phone located At My location, My x Is very techy And Is stalking me, the police dont Help me, what do i do, All My acounts are messed up, My signal Is horrable And those Cell ids Is great. They All show At My location. I need help, I have cancer And dont need This stress. I cant even look up cancer Information. Please Help me.

You may want to reach out to the National Network to End Domestic Violence. They have helpful information about what to do about internet and computer stalking and harrassment.

my grandmother was a cancer victim along with a relative's schoolmate. Cancer shouldn't be mixed with Hazing online. I'm in the Navy Sea Cadets and I agree the Cyber-harassing is wrong. If I could tell that Ex of yours to stop, I would. NOBODY SHOULD EVER BE HARASSED LIKE THAT!!! EVERRRRR!!!!!!!! Thank you:)

Cyberbulying happens to adults as well. It comes
In different forms. In this case unauthorised changes are made to your files and folders, Malicious programs are downloaded. Crashes every five minutes are common. Orphans stop responding. It takes ages to get to a site you can reach in seconds. You are put off opening the computer because you cannot get any work done. The webinar should look at these issues.

Excellent web site. Lots of useful information here. I’m sending it to a few friends ans also sharing in delicious. And naturally, thanks for your sweat!

All those who have been bullied in some way always have a way out. I'm always up for helping out and listening to those that actually want to tell their story. Cyber bullying needs to stop.

This goes out to all those who were bullied period, wether through internet, at school, or home. There is someone out there that loves you and I hope to one day make the world a better place for most of you. Rest in peace to Amanda Todd, and to all those bullied please keep your head up things will change soon.

what can you do about bulling in school and the teachers want do anything about this so what do you do as a parent when the child don't want you to call and talk to the teachers about this

I been buying phones and every time i get one it crashes now I learned somebody has been linking with my phone with out my permission so this person has been loading my phones with apps that prevent me most of time to get on line but most of time my phone just stop working I'm a 56 year old man and I'm not too wise in technology but this person is taking advantages of that I dint know what to do

I agree

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