The act of harassing someone online by sending or posting mean messages, usually anonymously
Cyber bullying is one of the most popular ways of bullying, and also is one of the most painful kind of bullying to the victim. People use cyber bullying because they feel safe behind their little screen. An example of cyber bullying can be when someone sends you a very mean message, someone post embarrassing and shameful things about you, or even when people gossip about you online.
When a cyber bully start harassing kids, many of them fall to sadness and embarrassment. Effects of cyber bullying can lead to people avoiding school, people hurt, or even to the point of depression and suicide.
But there is still hope, many people know this is wrong and more and more people stand up against it. What cyber bullies are trying to do is to get a reaction out of you, so instead of revenge ask for help. There are many ways to stop cyber bullying. One way is to stand up for a friend and tell the bully what they are doing is wrong or tell an authority figure.