Did you know that Cyberbullying is a crime? It is a cyber crime that is perpetuated by children on other children. Sadly, it can lead to the death of the children involved if it is escalated. Like most things in life the best defense you have against cyberbullying is to be knowledgeable about how it works, why it happens, and what you can do to prevent it.
Navigation will take you through the following sections:
What is it? – Here you can learn all about what cyberbullying consists of, and why schools can’t prevent it successfully.
How it works – this category divides up into two categories: direct attacks and cyberbullying by proxy. They are completely different scenarios so make sure you check both out.
Why Cyberbully? – This has to be a question that has plagued many a parents mind. Why do children cyberbully each other? Here you can find out what some of the reasons might be.
Prevention – now that you know a little more about the beast that is cyberbullying you have to be wondering, how do you prevent it from happening to your child? This section will give you ideas on how to do just that.
Take Action – what do you do when your child has been attacked by a cyberbully? What recourses do you have? This section explains to you how you can take action against the cyberbullies.
Age Categories – along the bottom of the page by the giant question mark (that will take you to the about page btw) you’ll see a listing of age groups. Each of those is a category that is for children in those age groups. It asks if they are a cyberbully teaches them to recognize what one is and gives them advice on how not to be a bully.
Cyberbullying isn’t a trend that is going to go away. Now that kids have access to the internet and mobile phones just about everywhere it is going to get worse unless we start teaching them the way they should behave and to treat each other with respect. A lot of cities and states are passing cyberbullying laws, so not only are they behaving in an ugly manner they may be committing crimes without knowing it that they have serious repercussions.