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Social Bullying

Social Bullying is when the actions of a person or group are intended to hurt someone's feelings, reputation or relationships and exploits an imbalance of power between the student perpetrator and the student victim.

What is Social Bullying

  • Leaving someone out of an activity with the specific intent to humiliate or embarrass
  • Spreading rumors about someone
  • Embarrassing someone in public 

What is not Social Bullying

  • Equal and active engagement of all parties involved in threatening, belittling, or humiliating behaviors