A great deal of communication between young people takes place online. With so many social networking applications readily available – Facebook, Path, Snapchat, YouTube, Twitter…the list goes on – it’s no wonder that you spend a lot of time socialising online.
But being a young person in the digital age in which we live and grow up is hard enough without having to deal with the extra challenges of text and cyber bullying, right?..
To be a switched-on, safe teen online, here are some handy references.
- Check out advice from Facebook on handling online bullying.
- The Netsafe cyber bullying website has a section dedicated to young people and answers all sorts of important questions.
If you’re worried about a friend or young person close to you who may be experiencing cyber bullying, you can find more helpful information here.