Campbell, Marilyn A. (2012) Cyberbullying. In Barletta, John & Bond, Jan (Eds.) The Home Therapist : A Practical, Self-help Guide for Everyday Psychological Problems. Australian Academic Press Group Pty Ltd, Bowen Hills, Qld, pp. 373-375.

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Cyberbullying is any bullying through technology, usually using mobile phones and the Internet or combinations of these. Methods used to bully include texting degoratory messages on mobile phones with young people showing them to their friends before sending to the victim; slagging or excluding someone in a chat room; inviting comments on nasty blogs or placing embarrassing or bullying videos on YouTube. It is important to distinguish if it is bullying or fighting using technology because that determines how it is best handled. Just because young people send a nasty text or use instant messaging to berate someone, it could be fighting between equals and not the intentional, aggressive, repeated acts of someone with more power which defines bullying.

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ID Code: 53718
Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 9781921513916
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Counselling (130305)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Australian Academic Press Group Pty Ltd
Deposited On: 19 Sep 2012 00:01
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2016 03:43

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