- Never leave nasty comments about anybody else online even as a joke.
- If you are being bullied never retaliate to others. Block the user, save the messages
and report them to a teacher or parent.
- Never be ashamed if you are being cyber bullied.
Information on cyber bullying:
What is cyber bullying?
Cyber bullying is when a person or a group of people uses any kind of digital technology
to threaten, tease, upset or humiliate someone else.
How common is cyber bullying?
About 50% of adults and teens have been cyber bullied. So you don’t have to be ashamed
if it is happening to you.
What is the best way to stop being cyber bullied?
The best way to stop people cyber bullying you is by telling someone you trust like
a teacher or parent. Show them the messages and report the bully.
How can cyber bullying affect the victim?
Cyber bullying has long and short term effects. The effects range from fear of technology,
lowered self esteem, anxiety or depression to suicidal tendencies.
Play “Let’s fight it together”
An award winning video about cyber bullying.
+ If you are being bullied tell somebody. This might not seem the best at the time
but it will help in the long run.
+ If a friend is being bullied encourage them to seek advice and tell a responsible
adult or teacher.
+ Treat others like you would like to be treated.
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After watching let’s fight it together as a class, answer the following questions
A) Which ICTs have risks of bullying?
B) What are the risks?
C) What can you do to be safe?