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What is Cyber Bullying? Are you a Cyber Bully? Why are they Cyber Bullies? Cyber Bullying Quick Facts What do you do if you are being Cyber Bullied? ABC Family Addresses Cyber Bullying Cyber Bullying in the News Educational Standards Credits Cyber Bullying Questions
Cyber Bullying is when adolescents or teens use communication via electronic devices to bully, pick on, torment, taunt, or harrass other adolescents or teens This communication may include: › Texting › Instant Messaging › Facebook › Twitter › MySpace › And more…
43% of 13-17 year olds have been cyber bullied There are more female cyber bullies than male About one third of those who have been involved in cyber bullying have been both a bully and the one being bullied About 80% of teens believe that it is easier to get away with bullying online than in person Cyber Bullying can cause a person to harm themselves or others
Reasons why teens cyber bully › They think it’s fun › They want to be mean › They want to embarrass the other person › They want to show off in front of their friends › They feel the other person deserves it › They want to get back at someone
Talk to your parents Talk to a friend Report the bully to an internet service provider Do not read bully messages and delete any you might receive Cut off all communication with the bully
Go to http://www.stopcyberbullying.org/wha t_is_cyberbullying_exactly.html http://www.stopcyberbullying.org/wha t_is_cyberbullying_exactly.html › Pick your age group › Take the Cyber Bully quiz to see where you rate on the Cyber Bully scale. Work to reduce your own Cyber Bullying by paying attention to the small things that can be considered Cyber Bullying
Phoebe Prince, age 15, hung herself after months of being cyber bullied. Teens at fault expelled and criminally charged. › Read a news article on the tragedy http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/TheLaw/teens- charged-bullying-mass-girl-kill/story?id=10231357 http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/TheLaw/teens- charged-bullying-mass-girl-kill/story?id=10231357 › Or Watch a news video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXf6- X1AXII&feature=relmfu Megan Meier, age 13, hung herself because of cyber bullying. Someone was pretending to be a teenage boy who liked her and then bullied her. › Read her story http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/28/us/28hoax.html http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/28/us/28hoax.html
ABC Family and Seventeen magazine have started a program called “Delete Digital Drama” to raise awareness and to end cyber bullying › Watch Youtube video of Behind the Scenes of Delete Digital Drama › http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bBnN1pidO4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bBnN1pidO4 Go to http://abcfamily.go.com/movies/cyberbully/delete-digital- drama to add the “delete” badge to your facebook or twitter account to support the cause and remind yourself and others to be nice onlinehttp://abcfamily.go.com/movies/cyberbully/delete-digital- drama New ABC original movie, Cyberbully premieres on July 17 th at 8pm on the ABC Family channel › Watch the informative preview of this movie › http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMaG0j9X1Hw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMaG0j9X1Hw
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a. Because it’s fun. Because it’s fun. b. Because they are seeking revenge Because they are seeking revenge c. Just to embarrass the person. Just to embarrass the person. d. Just to be mean. Just to be mean. e. All of the above. All of the above.
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From the PDE standards for technology : 3.4.12.B1: Analyze ethical, social, economic, and cultural considerations as related to the development, selection, and use of technologies. From the ISTE National Educational Technology Standards for Students: 5. Digital Citizenship Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior. Students: a. advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology. b. exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity. c. demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning. d. exhibit leadership for digital citizenship.