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  • Cyberbullying is when technology is used to hurt or embarrass someone or to make them afraid. 
  • Instant messaging, text messages, email, social networking sites and forums can all be used to cyberbully someone. 
  • One in five Australian kids aged between eight and 15 have been cyberbullied. 
  • If you are being cyberbullied and you are feeling desperate, ask for help. There are people that can help you now. 
  • The sooner you tell someone, the sooner something can be done to change the situation and make you feel safe. 
  • There are things you can do to try and make cyberbullying stop.

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Reviewed on: 05-02-2019