In a digital age, teens have constant access to their electronics whether it is a cell phone, tablet, or computer to communicate and socialize with their friends. This makes them an easy target to be cyberbullied. Cyberbullying is the use of technology to harass, threaten or embarrass another person using aggressive or rude texts, tweets, pictures or videos, posts, or messages.
According to the Center for Disease Control, 1 in 6 high school students reported being cyberbullied. To protect yourself from cyberbullying, here are some tips for teens to follow while using electronics:
*Protect your password
*Pause before you post
*Set up privacy controls
*Never open messages from people you do not know
*Log out of your personal account on public computers
(10 Tips for Teens to Prevent Cyberbullying by Brooke De Lench-Moms TEAM)