How do I report cyberbullying?

Social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat have gotten serious about helping users who have been targeted by bullies. If your kid is bullied on a website or in an app, go to the company's site and look for a section offering support, such as "Community Guidelines," "Safety Center," "Parent Info," "Safety Tips," or something similar. It may make recommendations such as blocking the bully or changing the setting for who can contact you.

If your kid is bullied or harassed over text message, call your mobile phone provider to report the number. You may be able to block it or change your phone number. Many carriers offer additional anti-bullying features for a fee.

If the abuse continues, you may need to enlist the help of your community: your kid's school, his or her coaches, or other parents. If the communication contains threats, you'll need to report it to law enforcement.

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Teen, 13 years old written by Darksouls444

Cyberbullying is horrible but it can be avoided its mostly on chat sites like Roblox Imvu Aj (animal jam) but if you stick with right type of friendly people that you can trust its all good also is some tips how to Avoid it 1.Don't pick Servers that bullying is most common this is a no brainer if you want a good experience don't pick servers that have lots of mean people pick one that has nice people and such. 2. don't pick a innapropriate game or server on the website this counts for Roblox some players make well Roleplaying sites that love making is common and bullying so look out for those. 3. be nice and walk away from the player that is being mean if he follows you then report him the being nice is too make friends to support you when your being bullied. 4. this is the most important DO NOT I MEAN DO NOT! give your information out they can find and stalk you and bully you outside of the game world. these are simple tips too help you avoid bullying
Kid, 9 years old

I haven't seen many cases of cyberbullying or have been bullied on the internet besides being teased harmlessly, but the story of Amanda Todd makes me afraid to even think about the word.