What You Need to Know About Cyberbullying

October 12, 2021

Watch for signs of cyberbullying to help kids navigate the situation, whether they’re a victim, a witness, or perhaps unknowingly, the bully.

What is cyberbullying?

Where does cyberbullying occur?

What roles do kids play in cyberbullying?

What are the signs of cyberbullying?

  • being emotionally upset during or after using online devices
  • being secretive or protective of their online life
  • withdrawing from family members, friends, and activities
  • slipping grades and "acting out" in anger at home
  • changing moods, behaviors, or eating and sleeping patterns
  • wanting to stop using computers or mobile devices
  • being nervous or jumpy when getting an instant message, text, or email
  • avoiding discussions about computer or mobile phone activities