Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying happens when kids bully each other through electronic technology. Find out why cyberbullying is different from traditional bullying, what you can do to prevent it, and how you can report it when it happens.

Friends use their cellphones togetherWhat is Cyberbullying?

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Examples of cyberbullying include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles.

A mother and son look at a computerPrevent Cyberbullying 

Parents and kids can prevent cyberbullying. Together, they can explore safe ways to use technology.

 

A young boy sits at a computerReport Cyberbullying 

When cyberbullying happens, it is important to document and report the behavior so it can be addressed.