Understanding Cyberbullying

Bullying is the imbalance of power between two people. This imbalance of power occurs when someone intentionally and repeatedly says or does hurtful things to someone else. You might remember our blog from September called How to Prevent Bullying that touched on how to identify bullying and how you can report and prevent bullying. This week we are discussing cyberbullying. Cyberbullying has the same premise as regular bullying, however, cyber bullying involves the use of communication technology. The RCMP defines cyberbullying as: “Cyberbullying includes: Sending mean or threatening emails or text/instant messages. Posting embarrassing photos of someone online. Creating...

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