Positive and Proactive Behaviours It can sometimes feel easier to ignore bullying when you see it happening to someone else, but ignoring it doesn’t make the problem go away for the person being targeted. Be an upstander and do something positive to help the person being bullied. Here are some steps you can take if […]
Positive and Proactive Behaviours A bully wants to upset you. Showing them you are upset or angry will only make the situation worse, so fighting back online is never a good idea. Here are some steps you can take if someone is bullying you online: Block/mute them so they cannot contact you anymore. Report them […]
Potentially Hurtful and Harmful Many apps and games allow us to take on a different identity, or to feel like we are anonymous. For people who want to bully, this makes it easier for them to treat someone badly online as their target might not know who is bullying them.
Potentially Hurtful and Harmful Online bullying can take many different forms. It can be unkind messages in a game/app, nasty comments on a person’s social media post or even mean behaviour in an online game. Like other types of bullying, it happens more than once and is always on purpose to upset someone.
Positive and Proactive Behaviours The Internet can be an amazing place to explore and experience new things. However, there are some people online who wish to harm others. If someone online ever asks you to do something that makes you uncomfortable or worried, or behaves in a way that makes you feel unsafe, then always […]
Positive and Proactive Behaviours Behaving respectfully towards other people is very important. Here are some ways of showing respect online: Showing politeness. Thinking about how other people feel. If someone is in need, offer to help them Showing kindness. Remembering that everyone has different views and opinions.
Potentially Hurtful and Harmful Different countries have different laws but there are some behaviours that are always unacceptable: Making threats to hurt or kill someone. Doing something that causes someone physical or mental harm. Tricking someone into giving you their money or property (this includes items in a game). Stealing from a person or a […]
Potentially Hurtful and Harmful There are lots of fun activities you can do online but you must always think about your own safety and the wellbeing of other people. For example, online dares and challenges can look fun but some can also be very dangerous and end up with you getting hurt.
Positive and Proactive Behaviours If you are worried about how using the internet makes you feel, then talking to someone is always a good idea. Telling a trusted adult and making plans together is a positive way to solve the problem. You might also want to talk to a friend; they might have some good […]
Health and Well-being Being online can make us feel different things – hopefully most of your time online is positive but there are things that might make us feel bad. You might feel pressured into behaving a different way online to please your friends, or you might see other people online doing or saying things […]