It is currently reported that up to 69% of young people experience cyberbullying before the age of 18… but what is it and who does it effect? Cyberbullying comes in a whole range of different shapes and sizes and is something that is totally subjective to the recipient. We define cyberbullying as the following:
“Cyberbullying is the use of digital technologies with an intent to offend, humiliate, threaten, harass or abuse somebody.”
Anybody can become a recipient of cyberbullying, regardless of how old they are or the kind of job that they occupy. In fact, it is well documented that a lot of our favourite celebrities and role models also experience cyberbullying.
The most important this is knowing how to deal with it. Read on for our expert top tips and advice.