Presentation on theme: "Jessika Salardi 1055/006. Explaining what cyber bullying is, and how it starts Describe the problems cyber bullying creates in schools and communities."— Presentation transcript:
Explaining what cyber bullying is, and how it starts Describe the problems cyber bullying creates in schools and communities. Show the negative outcomes cyber bullying can cause. Propose ideas on preventing cyber bullying End with positive solutions that can come by preventing cyber bullying
Cyber bullying is the act from one minor to another minor that involves threatening, tormenting, humiliating, harassing or embarrassing using the internet, digital devices, or mobile phones. Kids also change roles going back and forth from being the bully to victim. CYBER BULLYING
There are 2 kinds of cyber bullying: - Direct attacks : messages that are sent to kids directly. - Cyber bullying by proxy : using others to help cyber bully a victim. Cyber bullying usually happens on social networks such as: Facebook, You Tube, Myspace, Formspring, & Twitter in the form of blogs, chat rooms, IM’s, or text messages.
Cyber bullying affects almost half of all teens in the U.S. Causes painful experiences for the victim Victim feels fearful to attend school Cyber bully often spreads rumors, lies and tricks the victim. Cyber bully purposely post negative comments about victim in order to hurt the victim.
Adolescence/victim attempts suicide and sometimes succeed. Can cause violence that leads to killing. Major depression, low self-esteem Family problems Academic problems Delinquent behavior
Schools that have tried to get involved with preventing cyber bullying usually end up getting sued by parents. However, involvement of schools and parents are key to preventing cyber bullying. Schools can help educate students about the serious consequences that cyber bullying can cause.
Laws that give schools permission to get involved with cyber bullying have been passed in some states. However, 20 states have yet to officially pass cyber bullying laws. All states should have cyber bullying laws to protect the safety of minors.
Schools should set up creative ways in getting students involved with preventing cyber bullying. Schools should inform parents ways to prevent cyber bullying. All schools should be aloud to get involved with out the risk of getting sued. Students need to know where to go if they encounter cyber bullying
Happier kids equals happier families and community Communication within families and schools help to prevent cyber bullying Academic progress No tragic suicides Less violence