Cyber Bullying Statistics
42% of kids have been bullied while online. 1 in 4 have had it happen more than once.
35% of kids have been threatened online. Nearly 1 in 5 have had it happen more than once.
21% of kids have received mean or threatening e-mail or other messages.
58% of kids admit someone has said mean or hurtful things to them online. More than 4 out of 10 say it has happened more than once.
53% of kids admit having said something mean or hurtful to another person online. More than 1 in 3 have done it more than once.
58% have not told their parents or an adult about something mean or hurtful that happened to them online.
Based on 2004 i-SAFE survey of 1,500 students grades 4-8
Cyber Bullying Tips
Tell a trusted adult about the bullying, and keep telling until the adult takes action.
Don’t open or read messages by cyber bullies.
Tell your school if it is school related. Schools have a bullying solution in place.
Don’t erase the messages—they may be needed to take action.
Protect yourself—never agree to meet with the person or with anyone you meet online.
If bullied through chat or instant messaging, the “bully” can often be blocked.
If you are threatened with harm, inform the local police.
Cyber bullying statistics
•Cyberbullying "involves the use of information and communication technologies to support deliberate, repeated, and hostile behavior by an individual or group, that is intended to harm others.
•is bullying which uses e-technology as a means of victimising others. It is the use of an Internet service or mobile technologies - such as e-mail, chat room discussion groups, instant messaging, webpages or SMS (text messaging) - with the intention of harming another person.
HHOJ: Ha ha only joking
LOL: Laugh out loud
BRB: Be right back
POS: Parent over shoulder
9: Parent in room
YRDM: You’re dead meat
YBS: You’ll be sorry
ASL: Age sex location
Short Hand Codes
Online usage agreement
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