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Cyberbullying by Mind Map: Cyberbullying

1. Definition

1.1. the use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature

2. Consequences

2.1. Civil Law

2.1.1. 1. A cyberbully may be engaged in defamation

2.1.2. 2. The person cyberbullying may be creating an unsafe environment by making the target feel that she or he cannot go to school without facing violence, teasing or exclusion.

2.1.3. 3. A person is responsible for any consequences that he or she might reasonably have guessed would happen.

2.2. Criminal Law

2.2.1. 1. Harassment is a crime under the Criminal Code.

2.2.2. 2. Defamatory libel is a crime under the Criminal Code.

2.2.3. 3. Publishing intimate images without consent is a crime under the Criminal Code.

2.3. Legal Consequences of Cyberbullying | PREVNet - Canada's authority on bullying

3. Prevention

3.1. Talk to the kids, communicate with them, make sure you know them well enough to know when something is going on

3.2. If you are a teacher there is only so much you can do to prevent their online activity, unless they are in school, but if you are a parent it is important to keep a close eye

3.3. 7 Ways To Prevent Cyberbullying

4. Responses to Cyberbullying

4.1. 1. Disengage with the as soon as possible, the more attention you give to the bully the more they will get out of it!

4.2. 2. Print out as much evidence as possibly this way you have all the evidence needed

4.3. 3. Block and or Delete the bullies from everything possible

4.4. 4.Consult an attorney to assess if there is a legal case.

4.5. 5. Do not sleep with your phone in your room.

5. Lesson Ideas

5.1. Telling the kids what bullying and cyberbullying is then showing them this great video I found.