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Cyberbullying Facts

CYBER BULLYING AND HOW IT IS AFFECTING CANADIAN YOUTH PREVNET 94% TECHNOLOGY IS IN THEIR O.S. OF CANADIAN YOUTH HAVE A FACEBOOK ACCOUNT 87% HAVE A CELLPHONE BY GRADE TEN 7/10 WEBSITES VISITED ARE SOCIAL MEDIA cy-ber-bul┬Ěly-ing STUDENTS THINK YOUTH CYBERBULLY because the use of information and communication technology to cause harm to another person IT'S EASY TO PRESS SEND IT'S A WAY TO FEEL POWERFUL 3. NOBODY SEES THE PERSON CYBERBULLYING CYBERBULLYING IS A REAL ISSUE 1 IN 3 25% OF CANADIAN KIDS ADMIT TO NEARLY HALF of Canadian youth in distress report involve- ment in traditional bullying or cyberbullying. REPORT THAT THEY CYBERBULLYING HAVE BEEN BEHAVIOUR CYBERBULLIED 20% of students report having been cyberbullied in the LAST MONTH of these youth, 65% report that their victimization started OUER A YEAR AGO MORE THAN HALF of youth who participate in cruel online behaviour say they are JUST JOKING around. 40% 78% of students have come across racist or sexist content online. OF YOUTH SEE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT EUERY. SINGLE. DAY. HOW CAN WE CHANGE THINGS ? we all need to learn SHARE to discuss responsibility as a global citizen. FOR MORE RESOURCES UISIT we need to empower youth and nurture online empathy. finally, we need to talk about both good and risky online behaviours THIS INFOGRAPHIC and how to handle them. Steeves, Valerie. (2014) Young Canadians in a Wired World, Phase III: Encountering Racist and Sexist Content Online. Ottawa: MediaSmarts. Craig, W. & Mishna, F. (2014). Cyberbullying and Social Media. GRAND conference, May 2014, Ottawa.

Cyberbullying Facts

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In today's age, bullying environments stretch beyond the playground or neighbourhood. 1 in 3 youth experience cyberbullying and report the same negative effects as traditional bullying. Our infographi...


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