By using what I learned in digital literacy I now know how to take action in an instance pertaining to cyber-bullying. Even though I doubt that I will be presented with this instance. I have witnessed cyber bullying before but I never got involved because I thought it wasn’t a big deal, and that it was just a joke. It is important to de-escalate the situation because it can prevent situations such as suicide or even just prevent the situation from leaving the computer.
K: Cyber bullying is the act of targeting someone over the internet and making fun of them.
W: Ways to identify and prevent cyber bullying
L: I learned that cyber bullying is a sever situation and that is is most important to de-escalate the situation.
Target: The person being cyber- bullied.
Offender: The cyber bully
Bystander: the person who knows about the bullying but does nothing.
Upstander: The person who knows about the bullying and does something about it
Escalate: To increase severity or size
De-escalate: To decrease in severity or size