20 National Bullying Prevention Month Images
October is National Bullying Prevention Month in the United States. It is during this time of the year that America focuses on bullying and cyberbullying prevention. Bullying and cyberbullying are serious social problems that can cause serious physical and psychological harm to children and their loved ones. As of 2017, bullying and cyberbullying are still defined as pediatric problems involving minors. Adult bullying, cyber harassment, internet trolling and workplace bullying are all similar terms used when adults are involved as either aggressor or target. Although this writer views bullying and cyberbullying applying to all ages, they will be presented as a pediatric phenomenon until consensus accepts them as being non-age related.
With the advent of the Information Age, cyberbullying has become the predominant issue facing all facets of society. So, to help educate citizens of the Information Age, provided below are 20 free cyberbullying tactic images to download, share and edit. To download and save, simply right-click on any image and then click “save as” to download to your computer or mobile device. All images are ranging from 940-960px wide. They were designed for awareness and educational purposes only. Editing these images to harm other online users is not permitted.
Cyberbullying is defined as recurrent and sustained verbal and/or physical attacks by one or more children towards another child using Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Like classic bullying, cyber bullying is harmful, repeated and hostile behavior intended to deprecate another child for reasons other than self-defense. Cyberbullying involves threatening or disparaging communications delivered through ICT that can occur anonymously, publicly or by using felonious identities. Whereas classic bullying typically involves face-to-face interactions and non-digital forms of communication, online bullying consists of data exchanged via ICT and may never involve face-to-face meetings.
Cyberbullying is an abuse centered interpersonal dynamic that includes aggressors, targets and bystanders. The main developmental issues fueling cyber bullying are peer acceptance, recognition and occasionally retribution. Not all cyberbullying is fueled by dark developmental needs or perceptual distortions. There are instances when children cyberbully other children due to their ignorance or belief that they are joking.
20 Cyberbullying Tactic Awareness Images
PORNOGRAPHY & MARKETING LIST INSERTION
MOBILE DEVICE IMAGE DISSEMINATION
WEB PAGE ASSASSINATION
MALICIOUS CODE DISSEMINATION
SCREEN NAME MIRRORING
INTERACTIVE GAMING HARASSMENT
TEXT WARS & TEXT ATTACKS
PASSWORD THEFT & LOCKOUT
NON-CONSENSUAL MULTIMEDIA DISSEMINATION
TRAGEDY NEWS MIRRORING
VOTING & POLLING BOOTH DEGRADATION
DIGITAL PIRACY INCLUSION
“Not to say that pre-Information Age bullied children were not traumatized, but cyberbullied children are relentlessly tormented 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year.” Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D. (2014)
Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.
Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D. is a New York State licensed psychologist and forensic psychology consultant. He completed his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology in 1994 from Adler University in Chicago, Illinois. In November 2011, Dr. Nuccitelli established iPredator Inc. offering educational, investigation and advisory services related to cyberstalking, cyberbullying, internet predators, cybercrime & the dark side of cyberspace. Soon after, Dr. Nuccitelli launched their internet safety website, iPredator, and two blogs, Dark Psychology & Dr. Internet Safety. In 2017, he launched his personal internet safety content blog, Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D. These sites offer online users an incredible amount of free information, education, and advisory services. Since 1985, Dr. Nuccitelli has worked in behavioral healthcare in a variety of capacities with various clinical populations.
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