What we think about cyber-bullying is that many people around the world don't realize how many lives they could be risking. Its very dangerous and can hurt people's feelings.
Digital etiquette contains rules where you can be prevented from becoming a bully or becoming a victim from a bullying situation. These rules are important to follow for your safety on the internet.
Appropriate Use of Technology
Using the internet appropriately and correctly is when you use it for school work, Use the internet appropriately and correctly. Use the internet correctly always!
What is flame mail?
An argument between internet users who repeatedly provoke each other with personal attacks threw e-mail and other forms of online communication.
What is hate mail?
Hate mail is hatred (including prejudice, racism, sexism, etc.) in an email. Hostile and sometimes threatening letters sent , usually anonymous, to an individual or group.
International Virus is when your computer is infected by a virus.
Negative Inappropriate Use of technology
Negative inappropriate use of technology is against the digital etiquette rules. Using the internet negatively and inappropriately is wrong and bad. Being negative and inappropriate on the internet could be cyberbullying and other bad things.
What NOT to do if you are being cyberbullied
1.SINK TO THE BULLY’S LEVEL-you start cyberbullying too, that will get you nowhere, especially if you break a state law or school law
2.FORWARD BULLYING CONTENT OR MESSAGES- If someone send you a cruel message, don’t send it to a friend...you never know how far a message can go.
3.BELIEVE THE BULLY-don’t let bullies destroy your self-esteem...never believe what the bully says.
Why should we follow the digital etiquette rules?
We MUST follow these rules, because if we don’t we can get into trouble on the internet. These rules are important to follow, because they help us stay safe. You have to depend on them and FOLLOW them ALWAYS when you are on the internet.
Why do teens Cyberbully?
Popular kids or teen kids:
~They see it as a way to stay popular
~Hurting others makes them feel powerful
Kids or teens who are less social and unpopular:
~It helps them cope with their own self-esteem
~They think it will help them fit in with their peers
~They have trouble empathizing with those they hurt
Bullying can affect everyone those who are bullied, those who bully, and those who witness bullying. Bullying is linked to many negative outcomes including impacts on mental health, substance use, and suicide. It is important to talk to kids to determine whether bullying or something else is a concern.