It's sad news when research centers can't agree on whether cyberbullying affects one-in-three, one-in-four, or one-in-five teens. It isn't the specific number that's important; it's the fact that the number never goes below 20%. Imagine being in a classroom of 25 people, knowing that this classroom is not “normal” unless at least five of those students are being bullied.
There are as many ways to cyberbully someone as there are ways to create content online. Social networks? Check. Forums? Check. Blogs? Check. You get the picture. Still, most cyberbullying breaks down into 3 basic types:
Christine Barry is Senior Chief Blogger and Social Media Manager at Barracuda. In this role, she helps bring Barracuda stories to life and facilitate communication between the public and Barracuda internal teams. Prior to joining Barracuda, Christine was a field engineer and project manager for K12 and SMB clients for over 15 years. She holds several technology credentials, a Bachelor of Arts, and a Master of Business Administration. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan.