Definition of cyberbullying in English:


Syllabification: cy·ber·bul·ly·ing
Pronunciation: /ˌsībərˈbo͝olēiNG


  • The use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature: children may be reluctant to admit to being the victims of cyberbullying
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    • With the influx of cyberbullying cases, school violence and all the underage drinking, does a school have the right to access to your child's Facebook or MySpace account?
    • Schools, parents, young people and technology providers all need to work together to tackle cyberbullying.
    • Nationally we know that around 22 % of secondary school pupils have suffered cyberbullying, but until now we did not know younger age groups were also seriously affected.




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