If you know somebody intends to sock you in the face in the schoolyard, you might be able to avoid them, take a different hallway, follow a different route home.But cyberbullying follows you wherever you go -- to your new school, to your grandmother's house." Whereas brawn is a prerequisite for schoolyard bullies, cyberbullies can come in all shapes and sizes.1 problem," said attorney Parry Aftab, executive director of the nonprofit Wired "Lots of kids think it's worse to be bullied online than in person.
A century ago, they panicked that a new pool table would trigger truancy, tobacco use and trouble in River City.
"And of course word of it spread all around the school." Investigators have yet to pinpoint the perpetrator.
"When I do school presentations, this always comes up as the No.
In retrospect, his own classmates posed a graver threat. One victim who became a crusader is Samantha Hahn, the National American Miss for 2005.
Silently he endured months of their online torture -- pronouncements like "You're a loser! Her saga began in sixth grade, when her best friend started a rumor that Samantha was lesbian.