What is cyber-bullying?
Cyber-bullying is any bullying that takes place anywhere online – on apps, social media, websites or message boards.
Examples of cyber-bullying could be:
- hurtful, rude or nasty messages; or
- pictures that make you feel sad, upset or embarrassed.
What should I do if I am being cyber-bullied?
- Never respond or reply. Tell a trusted adult who will help you and may be able to stop it; and
- save all nasty messages and emails. You don’t have to read them, but save them so that you can show someone later.
Who can I talk to about cyber-bullying?
To get one-to-one support for cyber-bullying, please contact Childline by clicking below:
Find out more about cyber-bullying and how to stay safe by choosing your age group below.