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.

Laughing group of teens use their cell phones together. What 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 her son work together on a computer. Prevent Cyberbullying 

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


An anxious young boy sits at a computer. Report Cyberbullying 

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