Bullying Prevention Month
It's no longer about a simple mean tweet or harsh comment, we are now dealing with verbal violence and cyber-harassment.
Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate (Sourcebooks) is finally here, make no mistake about it, we're all a click away from digital disaster. With 92% of Americans armed with smartphones -- ready to record your most embarrassing moments. The rise of social media and "always-on connectivity" has broadened the scope of online harassment.
Harassers can be anonymous and reach you 24/7, posting messages and photos that are difficult to erase. Whether in the form of cyberbullying among teens and children, or cyber harassment among
There are best practices for online safety, common signs to recognize if someone is being bullied or harassed, and actions we can take to respond to and report bullies or harassers.
To learn more about the different forms of online harassment and how to protect yourself and others, check out the infographic below! Infographic by Digital Guardian