Cyberbullying key terms
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Online bulletin board on which indiviuals can post anything they want. Usually hateful things about a person
a file on a computer that records the user information when visiting a website
The recording and reporting of online activity, usually through software, which may record a history of all Internet use or just of inappropriate use. A person can also serve this function.
The act of requesting another person to be your friend( and thereby formally connect with you) on a social networking Web site (like Myspace or Facebook)
"short message service." Communications protocol that allows short text messages over cell phone
Deliberatelyband disingenousously posting information to entice genuinely helpful people to respond( often emotionally). Often done to inflame or provoke others.
Suicide stemming directly or indirectly from cyberbullying victimization
An intermediary Web site that hides or disguises the IP address associated with the Internet user.Generally, these sites allow a person to engage in variousInternet activities without leaving an easily traceabledigital footprint.
A virtual online room where groups of people send and recieve messages on one screen. Popular chat rooms can have hundreds of people all communicating at the same time. What you type appears instantly as a realtimeconversation. All of the people in the room are listed on the side of the screen with their screen names.
Repeated harassment that includes threats of harm or that is highly intimidating and intrusive uponone's personal privacy.
electronic material that either generally orspecifically raises concerns that the creator may intend to inflict harm or violence to him? or herself or others.
The one who instigates online social cruelty. Also known as the "aggressor."
Physical or emotional injury to someone.
An extreme form of bullying where physical assaults are recorded on mobile phones or digital cameras and distributed to others.
The act of restricting access to certain Web sites (usually using software programs). For example, a filter might check the text on a Web page with a list of forbidden words. If a match is found, that Web page may be blocked or reported through a monitoring process. Generally speaking, a filter lets data pass or not pass based on previously specified rules.
An online conversation, typically carried out by people who use nicknames instead of their real names. A person can continually read messages from others in the chat room and then type and send a message reply
"Massively multiplayer online role?playing game."A game in which large numbers of individuals from disparate locations connect and interact with each other in a virtual world over the Internet.
Social Networking Web Sites
Online services that bring together people by organizing them around a common interest and providing an interactive environment of photos, blogs, user profiles, and messaging systems.Examples include Facebook and MySpace.
The most popular social networking Web site with over 100 million active users. Users create personal "profiles"to represent themselves, listing interests and posting photos and communicating withothers through private or public messages.
"Network etiquette." The unofficial rules of accepted, proper online social conduct
Unsolicited electronic mail sent from someone unknown to the recipient.
online fights using electronic messages with angry and vulgar language
"Dissing" someone online. Sending or posting cruel gossip or rumors about a
person to damage his or her reputation or friendships.
pretending to be someone else and sending or posting material to get
that person in trouble or danger or to damage that person's reputation or friendships.
Repeatedly sending offensive, rude and insulting messages
Sharing someone's secrets or embarrassing information or images online.
Talking someone into revealing secrets or embarrassing information, then
sharing it online.
Intentionally and cruelly excluding someone from an online group.