Online Bullying Guide for Children

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Online Bullying Guide for Children

Published 14th November 2018

A free online safety guide on online bullying.

Online bullying – also known as cyberbullying – is bullying that takes place ON THE INTERNET (online) or via electronic devices and mobile phones. Online Bullying can include: Sending someone mean or threatening emails, direct messages or text messages; Hacking into someone’s online account; Being rude or mean to someone when playing online games; Posting private or embarrassing photos online or sending them to others; Creating fake social media accounts that mock someone or trick them; Excluding someone from an online conversation or blocking them for no reason.

In the guide, you'll find tips on a number of potential risks such as mental wellbeing, distress and sadness.

Part of our Mental Health Category.

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