How to prevent being the victim of online bullying?
A good first step is to learn how to recognise it.
This article covers the basics of online bullies, but there are many ways you can spot the signs and make sure you don’t fall victim to it. 1.
Use your real name and face to protect yourself 2.
Use real names to protect other people on social networks 3.
Always be polite when addressing your peers, family and colleagues 4.
Be aware of your friends, family, and friends of friends on Facebook 5.
Avoid being the target of online harassment and abuse.
This is especially true if you are in a position of authority.
There are numerous organisations that are working hard to help prevent bullying and abuse, and there are some great resources for people to get on the right side of social media trolls.
You can also check out our guide to how to avoid being targeted by bullies on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn.
If you’re struggling to protect your friends and family from online bullying, take a look at our guide for dealing with online abuse.
If there’s a problem with your relationship, then you should check out the following advice to help protect yourself.
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What is Online Bullying?
Online bullying is when someone engages in online harassment or bullying using their real name or profile picture, as well as other personal details.
There’s no legal definition of online abuse and it can be difficult to distinguish online bullying from other forms of harassment.
There can be a range of motivations for online bullying.
It can be motivated by jealousy or insecurity, anger over someone’s success or status, a desire to hurt or humiliate someone, or a desire for attention.
The main reasons people do this online are: bullying, revenge or a sense of entitlement online bullying can also be aimed at specific people, such as women or children, but it’s harder to pinpoint where online bullying starts and ends.
People who bully online are also more likely to be women and/or those with a disability.
In general, bullying online involves people using a range the tools of a bully, such on social networking sites such as Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter.
There is no clear line between online bullying and other forms, but when it comes to bullying, it’s important to consider the following: Do not assume your online identity is the only one you have online.