What is Cyberbullying

What is Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites.

Examples of cyberbullying include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles.

Effects of Cyberbullying: These tools can be used to hurt other people. Whether done in person or through technology, the effects of bullying are similar. The impact of cyberbullying on veterans with Post Traumatic Stress are life ending if not addressed.

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