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What is cyberbullying and why does it hurt so much?

Cyberbullying is using technology, including the internet, to bully or intentionally hurt someone else.

Sending or sharing abusive texts or emails, hurtful images, videos or memes, starting nasty gossip and chat, or excluding, imitating or humiliating people online are all forms of cyberbullying.

If you’ve been cyberbullied you know it can make you feel scared, anxious and sad.

5–12 years old: Being cyberbullied is not your fault

What’s cyberbullying? Take a look.

13–17 years old: It’s not a joke…it’s cyberbullying

If you’re experiencing cyberbullying you’re not alone. Find out more.

How to lose friends

Watch Claudia, Grace and Bianca explain how what they thought was a simple joke damaged their friendship.

Be deadly online

Cyberbullying can make you feel alone, outside your family, friends and the mob. Learn what cyberbullying looks like and how to deal with it.

Are cyberbullies criminals?

Cyberbullying can cause serious problems for everyone and, in some cases, it can be a crime.

Online gaming–is this bullying?

Online gaming is lots of fun most of the time but sometimes, when you're playing with others, bullying can happen.

Online harassment

Online harassment is an extreme form of cyberbullying that is potentially very harmful. It is also against the law. Here's what you need to know.