Cyber Bullying

Cyber-bullying is when a person or a group of people threaten, tease, embarrass or abuse someone else by using ICT.

This could be with mobile phones, the internet or other technology such as social networks.


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The following are types of cyberbullying:

  • Threats sent to your mobile phone;
  • Public posting about you or of your work without your permission;
  • Being excluded online for discussions or social groups;
  • Theft of your password;
  • Abuse and name calling.

If you are being bullied, be sure to tell someone so that it can be stopped. You can tell a teacher or a parent. If you don’t feel you can tell anyone you know, children and young people can contact Childline:  website:-  www.childline.org.uk   telephone number: 0800 1111

The important thing is that you tell someone about it, it’s not a problem that can just go away.