The Internet allows instantaneous connections with people from across the street or across the
world. Because of the perceived anonymous nature of communicating online, however, some
individuals use the Internet as a medium to communicate in inappropriate, harmful, and even
threatening ways. A growing concern has been the use of the Internet to “bully” or harass
someone, which is called cyber bullying. While the activity affects both adults and children, this
newsletter will focus on the impact to children and what steps can be taken to protect them.
Cyber Bullying: What You Need To Know To Keep Your Family Safe: