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Cyberbullying or cyber harassment is a form of bullying or harassment using electronic forms of contact. Cyber-bullying has become increasingly common on the internet. Harmful bullying behavior can include posting rumors about a person, threats, disclose victims' personal information, or excluding them from school or class groups on social media or deleting them from friendship lists.
Top tips for dealing with cyber bullying:
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Once you post something online, it’s there forever and you have no control over who sees your information or photos. Therefore you really need to think about what you share online. Sharing your pictures and thoughts can be a fun way of communicating and getting things off your chest. However, sharing too much personal information can result in you being hacked or the subject of a scam. It can also put you at risk of being cyber bullied in a more personal and hurtful way.
Tips for sharing information online:
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