Making Good Choices Cyber Bullying and Safety on Social Networks What is Cyber Bullying? A Cyber Bully is anyone who repeatedly uses technology to intimidate, bully, terrorize, or annoy another person. This can be through the use of phones (texting), email, and social networking sites (Facebook). Did you know? 20 – 33% of students report being cyber bullied. Cyber bullying can lead to issues at school. Cyber bullying can lead to legal consequences with the police! Victims of cyber bullying are likely to become bullies themselves. Examples of Cyber Bullying Sending mean texts to another student about what they are wearing Calling another student names on their Facebook page What examples can you think of??? Discuss them as a class. Protecting Yourself What should you do if you are a victim of cyber bullying? Tell an adult. Tell the bully to stop. Don’t respond to the text or message in any other way What else do you think you can do? Discuss this with your class. Safety on Social Networking Sites Did you know? What you post is PERMANENT! Anyone can copy and paste what you post and send it to others, including pictures!!! You must set your privacy settings on these sites or EVERYONE will be able to see your page. Avoiding Predators Most students think a predator would never contact them. They are WRONG! Protect Yourself! Set your privacy settings so that only friends can see your page. Never give your specific location of where you live. Don’t use pictures for your profile picture that shows where you go to school. Protect Yourself Cont… Do not have conversations with people you don’t know, even if they claim to be a student your age. Don’t update your status to say that you are home alone. Don’t update your status with where you are going to be at a particular time. Don’t post inappropriate pictures of yourself. Discuss what this means as a class. Responsible Use of Social Networking Review Be Responsible: Don’t use technology as a tool to be mean or make fun of others. Be Safe: Set your privacy settings and don’t give away your location. Be Respectful: Don't post inappropriate pictures or comments. (If you wouldn’t want your parents or teachers to see it, don’t post it!) ACTIVITY Decorate and color your paper cell phone. Write a text that is Responsible, Respectful, And Safe on its screen! Examples: What was the hmwk in science? How was ur day?
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