Tips for battling cyber-bullying

June 3, 2014 

Helpful tips for parents:

* Be upfront with your child

* Supervise computer use

* Monitor computer software

* Pay attention to online photos

* Google your child's name in quotes

How children should combat cyber-bullying:

* Don't respond to, and don't forward, cyber-bullying messages

* Keep evidence of cyber-bullying

* Block the person who is cyber-bullying

* Tell a trusted adult

*Information provided by the Megan Meier Foundation

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