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Bully Awareness in neisd - cyber type of bullying

 

Cyber-bullying - when one uses information and communication technologies (cell phones, computers, social media, websites) to conduct repetitive, deliberate, harmful and hostile behavior. [1]
WHAT IS BULLYING WHAT IS NOT BULLYING
• Spreading rumors about a person via social media
• Harassing emails & text messages
• Posting of pictures/videos with intent to embarrass


• Consensually and actively participating in arguments or discussions via the use of information and communication

• Isolated comments, jokes, or insults made through electronic means that if said in person would not constitute a pattern of conduct sufficient to constitute bullying

Cyberbullying.org – includes the first formal definition of cyberbullying by Bill Belsey. Retrieved on7/6/11