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Recongnize Bullying

To stop bullying, you have to know what it looks like.

Cyber bullying doesn't stop at school. This type of bullying can follow you home, to work, to a friend's house. It can come by e-mail, text, or through a social networking site like Facebook. Because this type of bullying is done online the comments, pictures and conversations can reach a lot of people in a short amount of time.

Cyber bullying can happen through:

Let's give you an example of what cyber bullying looks like. Watch as Amy is harassed on a social networking site.

Think you know?

The following questions are to help you better understand cyber bullying. Work by yourself or with a friend and try to come up with your own answers before looking at our answers.

Questions about the video:

When Amber makes the negative comment about Amy on Mike's wall, do you think she knew Amy would see it? If so, why did she still do it?

  • Because Amber posted the comment in an open public place, it was intentionally meant for Amy to see.
  • Amber also intentionally tagged Amy in the post so that it would appear directly on Amy's social networking site.
  • Amber posted the comment, even though Amy could see it, because she was intending to humiliate Amy in front of a wide audience for some reason or another.

Do you think what Amber did is bullying? Why or why not?

  • Cyberbullying is the use of technology to harass, hurt, embarrass, humiliate or intimidate another person.
  • Amber posted the comment, even though Amy could see it, because her intent was to embarrass and intimidate Amy on A social networking site.

How do you think Amy felt when she read the post on Mike's wall?


Amy felt:

  • Embarrassed
  • Humiliated
  • Intimidated
  • Upset

Other things to think about:

Is this type of bullying common? Why do you think it is or is not common?


Cyberbullying has become very common. Almost 90% of middle and high school students say they have been victims of this form of bullying.

It is common for several reasons:

  • It is easy.
  • It is quick.
  • It can be more extreme because the bully does not have to see the victim.
  • The bully can remain anonymous if they want.
  • Bullies can reach victims from almost anywhere.
  • Can be done over and over again.
  • More people see it. .

Let's take a look at what happens next in After The Bullying →