Cyber bullying

What is Cyber-bullying ?


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Bullying is not something that only happens in the real world any more.

In the past, bullying may have occurred at school, in the playground or at a youth club, now it can happen on mobile phones, over email, in chat-rooms, on social networks and other websites.


Cyberbullying can happen 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


Cyberbullying is when one or more people try to tease, harass, threaten or embarrass another person using technology such as mobile phones or the Internet.


Cyberbullying includes:

Posting private pictures online without permission

Making offensive or threatening comments about someone on social networks

Excluding someone from online games

Sending abusive or threatening text messages


Bullying advice and guidance and downloads

Young Minds offers parents advice on where to get extra help if your child is being bullied, find resources on spotting bullying, stopping it and supporting your child. 


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