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If you google the meaning of cyberbullying you will read the definition “willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices”. Nowadays 80% of teens use their smartphones and social media sites 24/7 and the technology is connecting them in ways teens can’t escape.

According to the statistics depicted in the infographic below 1 in 6 teenagers are cyberbullied where girls are twice as bullied as boys. You will find in the infographic useful tips for parents and educators to prevent teens from being cyberbullied.

Cyberbullying occurs at a lower rate than traditional off-line bullying; however, cyberbullying victims are more likely to commit suicide.

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