Cyberbullying, as defined by the European Commission, is a repeated verbal or psychological harassment (carried out by an individual or a group against others) through online services and mobile phones. In other words, cyberbullying is generally understood as bullying taking place on the Internet.
SIGNS INDICATING THAT PERSON IS FACING CYBERBULLYING
Unpleasant feelings after using social media (anger, sadness)
Rapid mood swings (being sad, nervous or gloomy with no specific reason)
Avoiding to talk about what she/he is doing online, who she/he interacts with, etc.
Stopping to use computer/mobile and quitting social media
SIGNS INDICATING THAT PERSON COMMITS CYBERBULLYING
Exaggerated desire to use a computer
Use of different usernames, e-mails
Hiding and not telling about online activities
Aggressive behavior in real life
WAYS TO PREVENT
HELPING TO FIGHT
SOLUTIONS EXIST, WE JUST NEED TO:
Cyberbullying can be addressed under civil law or criminal law, based on the situation. A cyberbully may be engaged in defamation. This is when the bully causes harm to someone’s reputation by spreading false information about that person.
After sending the information by e-mail, it goes to the Electronic Crime Investigation Board, which conducts investigations in fraud, threats and other areas.
STATE DATA PROTECTION INSPECTORATE
It ensures the protection of personal data. The Inspectorate may be contacted when the rights established in the Law may be violated.
NATIONAL CYBERBULLYING HOTLINE
In most countries, hotlines receive and process reports of illegal or harmful content /activity on the Internet.
FOR PEOPLE FACING CYBERBULLYING
FOR PARENTS WHOSE CHILD IS FACING CYBERBULLYING
FOR PARENTS WHOSE CHILD IS BULLYING OTHERS
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