Internet Safety: Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is bullying or harassment via the internet through chatrooms, social networking sites, email, and instant messaging. According to recent studies, cyberbullying is a problem many teens and youth encounter. The following links provide information on cyberbullying:

Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use 
Research and outreach services on the safe and responsible use of the internet

Common Sense Media 
Media and technology resources for educators

CyberBully411.org 
Resources for youth who have questions about or have been targeted by online harassment

CyberBullyHelp.com 
Information and resources on how to prevent cyberbullying

Cyberbullying.us 
Multiple downloadable resources on cyberbullying 

National Crime Prevention Council 
Information and resources on how to curb the growing problem of cyberbullying

NetSmartz.org 
Stories of real-life stories of teens and how they were affected by cyberbullying

Stop Cyberbullying 
Multiple flash videos on cyberbullying

StopBullying.gov 
Facts, tips, and advice on how to deal with cyberbullying

US Computer Emergency Readiness Team 
Security tips on dealing with cyberbullies