Online bullies may:
- send upsetting or threatening messages to someone
- spread rumours about a person online
- publish fake profiles on social media sites
- post embarrassing photos or videos.
It’s done with the intention of hurting or embarrassing someone. The person being bullied may not know the identity of their bully, or why it’s happening.
Police have a team working to protect children from Cyber Bullying.
What they’ll do
We recommend you report Cyber Bullying directly to relevant authorities.
Make a report by phoning or visiting your local police station.