The growth of social media and always-on connectivity" has widened the reach of online abuse. Harassers can be anonymous and hit you 24/7, posting hard-to-erase messages and images. Online harassment comes in several different ways, whether in the form of cyberbullying among teenagers and children, or cyber harassment among adults, and can lead to negative effects, both emotionally and physically. Fortunately, there are ways we can defend ourselves from cyberbullying and cyber abuse, our kids, and others. There are best online safety practices, popular signs to identify if someone is being bullied or abused, and steps that we can take to respond to bullying or harassers and report them.
infographic by: digitalguardian.com