A slight deviation for us today, in that we’re going to talk about online bullying and abuse. Whilst this does fit under our remit for education, it isn’t a usual topic for our Tips on Tuesday segment but it is certainly a topic worth visiting.
We wrote a lengthy post on keeping children safe on social media here and we feel the message must be that if you see instances of cyber bullying report it.
Immediate steps – and this is our tip – you can take are: –
- Don’t respond or engage
- Keep evidence
- Block the person who is bullying
- Report to the relevant social media site the bullying appears on.
You can also report Hate Speech online by using the following details: –