Presentation on theme: "Cyberbullying. Real life examples Is this bullying? 1.Your friend sends you an embarrassing photo of one of the girls at his school. You think it’s funny."— Presentation transcript:
Is this bullying? 1.Your friend sends you an embarrassing photo of one of the girls at his school. You think it’s funny so you forward it to everyone in your address book. 2.A new student at your school has a speech impediment and you anonymously create the first meme about him on your school’s memes page. This starts a frenzy of posts about this student’s impediment. 3.Your friend gets drunk at a party and you post a photo of her on your Facebook page without her permission. She asks you to take it down but you don’t. 4.You set up a fake email address for one of the students at your school and use it to send love letters to another classmate as a joke.
What does the law say? Using a carriage service to menace, harass or offend Threats Stalking Unauthorised access to information
What can happen legally? School policies Mediation Police Court
What can you do? Tell someone Block the bully Mediation Police
Where can you get help? Counselling and support: Kids Help Line Victims Support Agency Legal and dispute resolution information: Victoria Legal Aid Local community legal centre Magistrates’ Court Dispute Settlement Centre of Victoria
What have you learned? What laws can cyberbullying break? What can you do if you are being bullied or someone you know is being bullied? Who else has a responsibility to stop bullying? Where can you go for help?