Top Tips to Stay Safe from Cyberbullying

Top Tips to Stay Safe from Cyberbullying

1Stay safe online, be responsible and make sure that your activities don't cause anyone else harm.

2If you are being bullied, talk to a trusted adult and get help, they will be able to support you.

3Never respond or retaliate to any messages, this can often make things worse. Keep the messages as evidence and show them to a trusted adult.

4Block the bully's email address, phone number and delete them from your social media contacts. 

5Report their activities to their internet service provider (ISP) or to any websites they use to target you.

6Make a note of the dates and times of bullying messages, along with any details you have about the sender's ID and the URL.

7Don't pass on cyberbullying videos or messages.

8Think carefully before sending pictures of yourself or friends. Once uploaded, anyone can change it or share it.

9If you're being bullied repeatedly, think about changing your user ID, nickname or profile.

10Don't ignore it. If you see cyberbullying going on, report it and offer your support.

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