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Cyberbullying: What is it and how to stop it

unicef.org

Cyberbullying is bullying with the use of digital technologies. It can take place on social media, messaging platforms, gaming platforms and mobile phones. It is repeated behaviour, aimed at scaring, angering or shaming those who are targeted. Examples include:

  • spreading lies about or ...

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What is cyberbullying?

Cyberbullying is bullying with the use of digital technologies. It can take place on social media, messaging platforms, gaming platforms and mobile phones. It is repeated behaviour, aimed at scaring, angering or shaming those who are targeted. Examples include:

  • spreadi...

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When bullying happens online it can feel as if you’re being attacked everywhere, even inside your home. It can seem like there’s no escape. The effects can last a long time and affect in many ways:

  • Mentally — feeling upset, embarrassed, stupid, even angry 

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If you think you’re being bullied, the first step is to seek help from someone you trust such as your parents, a close family member or another trusted adult. These can also found in your school, for instance your favourite teacher.

And if you are not comfortable talki...

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If the bullying is happening on a social platform, consider blocking the bully and formally reporting their behaviour on the platform itself. Social media companies are obligated to keep their users safe.

It can be helpful to collect evidence – text messages and screen shots of social medi...

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