Bullying in school is hardly a new problem, but in today’s “connected” world, it does not look like it once did. Face-to-face harassment incidents, once confined to the schoolyard, have gone high tech, making it even more difficult for bystanders to step in and step up.
With access to computers, cell phones and other technologies, young people today are easily able to target one another using social media outlets like Facebook and YouTube, or other means such as email, instant messaging, and text messaging. While no national law against cyber bullying currently exists, many states are putting anti-cyber bullying laws into effect. Of course, a good way for school administrators to help tackle the issue is to stop it before it starts.
Check out this article to learn some essential tips on cyber bullying prevention: