Cyber Bullying Overview

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    The student may…

    • Reports from other students of student(s) harassing, sharing derogatory information, stalking, or physically threatening them online (examples include)
      • Harassment: Repeatedly sending offensive, rude, and insulting messages
      • Denigration: Distributing information about another that is derogatory and untrue through posting it on a Web page, sending it to others through email or instant messaging, or posting or sending digitally altered photos of someone
      • Flaming: Online "fighting" using electronic messages with angry, vulgar language
      • Impersonation: Breaking into an email or social networking account and using that person's online identity to send or post vicious or embarrassing material to/about others.
      • Outing and Trickery: Sharing someone's secrets or embarrassing information, or tricking someone into revealing secrets or embarrassing information and forwarding it to others
      • Cyber Stalking: Repeatedly sending messages that include threats of harm or are highly intimidating, or engaging in other online activities that make a person afraid for his or her safety (depending on the content of the message, it may be illegal)
    • A child may be experiencing cyber bullying if he or she:
      • appears sad, moody, or anxious
      • avoids school
      • withdraws from or shows a lack of interest in social activities
      • experiences a drop in grades or decline in academic performance
      • appears upset after using the computer or being online
      • appears upset after viewing a text message on a cell phone
    Does This Describe The Student:     YES    NO