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What is cyberbullying?
Someone who is afraid to say something to someone in real life
Groups of people attacking someone
It is like playing with fire. You think it will be small but it can become really big
People who do things on the internet that they know is wrong but they don’t care
The story I want to share
In my story, I was the:
It happened on...
A school facebook group
Here's what happened
Someone stole a person's phone at the school. And someone wrote on facebook that the two of us were last seen with the phone. Other people agreed. Then everyone thought it was us. But that is not true because we were never with the phone ever. But because someone posted it online, everyone already made up their minds like it was true and people didn’t trust us anymore.
3 things I want you to know
It is hard to defend yourself online
People act like a gang on the internet and attack you
People make up their minds quickly from what they read online
What can you do?
Teach people what to believe and what is fake news. There is a lot of fake news on the internet. Anyone can write something and say that it is true even if it is not.
Safe Spaces
Jerry the Giraffe
Instagram (private account)
What I want adults to know
@parents,When you were in school you, you were passing notes in class. Times have changed! Everyone has a computer and a cellphone. Educate yourselves on what people are doing.
@teachers, Don’t let problems at school go online because there is no teacher to help online
This project is supported by a grant from CIRA’s Community Investment Program. CIRA’s Community Investment Program gives back by supporting initiatives and programs that help build a better online Canada.
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