Alec Thomas Summers

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Outing or Trickery

Sharing someone’s secrets or embarrassing information online. Tricking someone into revealing secrets or embarrassing information, which is then …

impersonation

im·per·son·ate<p>(ĭm-pûr′sə-nāt′)<p><i>tr.v.</i> <b>im·per·son·at·ed</b>, <b>im·per·son·at·ing</b>, <b>im·per·son·ates</b><p><b>1.</b> To assume the character or appearance of, especially …

troll

<b>a.k.a. trolls, trolling, don't feed the trolls, the dark tetrad</b><p>Online it originally meant the act of posting a message in a newsgroup (and later on a …

exclusion

ex·clu·sion<p>(ĭk-sklo͞o′zhən)<p><i>n.</i><p><b>1.</b> The act or practice of excluding.<p><b>2.</b> The condition or fact of being excluded.<p>[Middle English exclusioun, from Latin …

harassment

<b>dun</b> See <b>SOLICITATION</b>.<p><b>from pillar to post</b> See <b>DIRECTION</b>.<p><b>get off [someone’s] back</b> To stop bothering, irritating, or criticizing another person; similar …

What Is 'Flaming'?

'Flaming', or 'to flame,' means to attack someone verbally online. Flaming is about hurling insults, transmitting bigotry, name-calling, or any …

Enough Is Enough

Cyber Bullying PSA video

Cyberbullying Tips from ConnectSafely.org

<b>Don’t respond</b>. If someone bullies you, remember that your reaction is usually exactly what the bully wants. It gives him or her power over you. Who …

What is cyberbullying, exactly?

View a Flash presentation: What is cyberbullying?<p>what is it? :: how it works :: why cyberbully? :: prevention :: take action :: what's the law?<p><b>What</b> …

Support for cyberbullying victims should start at school

I was a victim of sustained bullying over the course of 16 months when I was at school. At its height, going home was the only escape from the daily humiliation of the classroom.<p>Hiding in my bedroom was my way of getting away from the bullies, but for today's social media generation, it can really …