"Cyberbullying" is when a child, preteen or teen is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or
otherwise targeted by another child, preteen or teen using the Internet, interactive and digital technologies or mobile
phones. It has to have a minor on both sides, or at least have been instigated by a minor against another minor." Aftab, Parry. "What Is Cyberbullying?" What Is Cyberbullying? N.p., n.d. Web. 26 June 2014.
11 Facts About Cyberbullying
"11 Facts About Cyberbullying." DoSomething.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 June 2014.
Got NetSmartz: Check out these tips for online risk.
Cyberbullying - Tips for Teens. National Center for Missing & Exploited Children,
11 Nov. 2012. Web. 26 June 2014.
Are you a fake or friend? If you post information or forward pics to others about your friends, you're fake. Just like a virus, it gets passed from one person to another and there is no way to stop it once it starts. Technology has made it easy to target people whether it's a friend or a stranger, but have you ever considered what if.
What if it happened...
to your younger sibling
to your mother
to your best friend?
End Cyberbullying 2014. End To CyberBullying Organization, 20 Jan. 2013. Web. 1 Aug. 2014.
Take a stand. Be active. Stop bullying. Don't post or retweet, forward an image, SnapChat
rumors or pictures that are damaging and inappropriate.
Federal Trade Commission. "Stand Up to Cyberbullying." YouTube, 8 Oct. 2010. Web. 26 June 2014.
Horry County Schools
Consequences of Cyberbullying
"The use of the Internet/Network is a privilege, not a right, and inapproriate use will result in cancellation of Internet/Network
"Be polite. Always use appropriate language. Do not send abusive, obscene, inflammatory, or threatening messages to others. Profanity, vulgarities, harassing, and other inappropriate language are prohibited."
Cyberbullying is a serious offense. It is defined as Disruptive Conduct, Level II.
"Harassment, intimidation, or bullying (includes cyberbullying)...perceived to have the effect of harming a student physically or emotionally or damaging a student's property, or placing a student in reasonable fear of personal harm or property damage and/or...that insults or demeans a student or group of students..."
(Student Behavior Code and Internet Safety & Network Acceptable Use Sections)
Cyberbullying, How Would You like It? Digital image. PTAs Fight Bullying. Not In Our Town, 09 May 2013. Web. 26 June 2014.
Sexting is when inappropriate pictures are taken and sent to others via text messaging. Once digital images are posted or shared, they leave a digital footprint and can end up anywhere. Protect yourself.