Cyber–bullyingthat manifests itself on the Internet can have devastating effects for the victim and their family. Cyber-bullying is not limited to but may include teasing, spreading rumours, making fun of someone, threats, and exclusion from social circles. It is not limited to the Internet and may be carried out through SMS / Mobile.
Cyber-bullies often use students’ “digital footprints” left on the internet to learn more about their victims.
The following information guides for parents may be of interest and assistance in ensuring that your children are able to reduce the risk of cyber-bullying encounters when using the internet or mobile internet enabled devices: