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or web browser or extras SkyDrive email@example.com Longer is better than strange. Select a phrase. and you have not won a new laptop • Around half of teens have been the victims of cyber bullying and about the same number have engaged in cyber bullying.
• Only 1 in 10 teens tells a parent if they have been a cyber-bully victim
• Fewer than 1 in 5 cyber bullying incidents are reported to law enforcement
• 1 in 10 adolescents or teens have had embarrassing or damaging pictures taken of themselves without their permission, often using cell phone cameras
• More than 1 in 3 young people have experienced cyber threats online.
• Over 25 percent of adolescents and teens have been bullied repeatedly through their cell phones or the Internet
• 35% of kids have been threatened online. Nearly 1 in 5 has had it happen more than once.
• About 1 in 5 teens have posted or sent sexually suggestive or nude pictures of themselves to others
• Girls are somewhat more likely than boys to be involved in cyber bullying
Cyber bullying can take many forms:
• Sending mean messages or threats to a person's email account or cell phone
• Spreading rumors online or through texts
• Posting hurtful or threatening messages on social networking sites or web pages
• Stealing a person's account information to break into their account and send damaging messages
• Pretending to be someone else online to hurt another person
• Taking unflattering pictures of a person and spreading them through cell phones or the Internet
• Sexting, or circulating sexually suggestive pictures or messages about a person
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