cyberbullying research center   "Being bullied makes me feel really bad, and I often get depressed later at home. I would also plot revenge and privately express my 'hatred' towards the bully, but I doubt I would really do anything about it...I don't usually go to adults to 'tattle' on people, even though I know it's not tattling, it's real." (12 year-old girl from CA)
...identifying the causes and consequences of cyberbullying
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"Facts about Cyberbullying" Quiz
1.
Victims of cyberbullying are at an increased risk for traditional bullying victimization, substance use, and school problems.
True
False

2.
A school is protected from legal liability and not required to intervene in cyberbullying incidents that occur away from campus.
True
False

3.
Most victims of cyberbullying tell an adult (parent or teacher) about their experience.
True
False

4.
Research has shown that victims of cyberbullying suffer from anger, frustration, and sadness.
True
False

5.
Cyberbullying does not result in physical harm to victims because it occurs (and is contained) completely online.
True
False

6.
Cyberbullying is just a problem in the United States.
True
False

7.
Victims report that they are primarily cyberbullied by strangers.
True
False

8.
Traditional schoolyard bullies are also likely to be cyberbullies.
True
False

9.
Boys are more likely to be victims of cyberbullying than girls.
True
False

10.
Research has shown that utilizing blocking and filtering software decreases the likelihood of experiencing cyberbullying.
True
False

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