Featured Sponsors | Check out our digital magazine!
To Become a Featured Sponsor - call 888-224-7026
Cyber Brats: Bullies Who Taunt Their Peers with the Click of a Mouse
These tech-savvy imps remain elusive by signing on with alias screen names or using computers in public places. They invade chat rooms or instant message their targets with such warnings as "Watch your back."
Some bullies spread rumors that are sexual in nature about kids they donít like.
They post them on Web sites designed as virtual "slam books." Adding insult to injury, these sites link to dozens of schools, where thousands of other kids can log on, read the rumors and then add their own remarks about the subject or their own chosen target. Parents and educators representing nearly 100 middle and high schools in
Is your child the target of an online bully?
Get tips and advice in
Confronting the Cyber Bully
Although bullying face-to-face still seems to be the preferred method of intimidation, experts say that Internet bullying is on the rise everywhere, and that includes
Everyone Wants Anonymity