bullying is harassment through the use of computers,
mobile phones, and other electronic devices. Nothing crushes a
childís self-confidence faster than humiliation. And just
imagine a humiliating message sent instantly to everyone a child
knows. This emotional damage can last a lifetime. Tips to avoid
you post: Once you post
something online, itís impossible to take it back.
tolerate harassment: If
people bully or harass you online, report them to the hosting
Watch out for
your friends: If you
see people harassing or bullying your friends or posting rude
things, report them to the website. Donít assume somebody else
is going to do it.
Sometimes people, especially teens, will talk about their fears
or suicidal thoughts online when they wonít talk to friends or
families in real or off-line life. Take all threats seriously,
and tell the person to contact Lifeline for help.
Courtesy: Yahoo! Safely