Cyberbullying is the willful and intentional harm inflicted on others through the medium of e-mail, instant messaging, chat rooms, pagers, cell phones, or other forms of electronic communication.
Online bullying, called cyberbullying, happens when teens use the Internet, cell phones, or other devices to send or post text or images intended to hurt or embarrass another person. Cyberbullying is a problem that affects almost half of all American teens.
(from National Crime Prevention's website)
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Don’t forget that even though you can’t see a cyberbully or the bully’s victim, cyberbullying causes real problems. If you wouldn’t say it in person, don’t say it online. Delete cyberbullying. Don’t write it. Don’t forward it.