Types of Bullying
Child bullying has existed in neighborhoods and schools for centuries. This article contains statistics on child bullying, signs your child may be being bullied, signs your child may be a bully, and tips on how to combat and prevent child bullying.
Cyberbullying or cyberharassment is a form of bullying or harassment using electronic means. Cyberbullying is also known as online bullying. It has become increasingly common, especially among teenagers, as the digital sphere has expanded and technology has advanced.
Social bullying, sometimes referred to as relational bullying, involves hurting someone’s reputation or relationships. Social bullying includes: Leaving someone out on purpose, Telling other children not to be friends with someone, Embarrassing someone in public.
Verbal bullying comes in multiple forms including cyberbullying. From simple derogatory comments, to cyberbullying and incidents where rumors are spread about another individual, verbal bullying happens in many ways.