What You Need to Know About Cyberbullying

June 16, 2020

Parents should be on the lookout for the dangers of cyberbullying as screen time levels surge.

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