Do not respond to the cyberbully except to calmly tell them to stop.
If they refuse, you may have to take additional actions.
In sum, it can be difficult to hold bullies accountable for their actions (for both adolescents and adults).
In a country such as ours that values free speech so highly, many people genuinely believe they can say whatever they want, to whomever they want.
Most of us can’t afford to take those actions on principle alone.To be sure, some web site administrators are better and quicker at this than others.Also, please be careful not to retaliate – or do anything that might be perceived by an outsider to have contributed to the problem.If you are ever afraid for your safety, you need to contact law enforcement to investigate.They can determine whether any threats made are credible.
It’s no wonder that many teens are wrestling with this problem—they see the adults in their lives saying mean and nasty things to others on a regular basis.