Adult cyber dating
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.
If there are ways you can determine who exactly is making the comments, also document that.
Second, contact the service or content provider through which the bullying is occurring.
They ended up settling for a very small amount – just to make a statement to the bully.
Most of us can’t afford to take those actions on principle alone.
In that case, the adult victims were being bullied in an AOL chat room.
Everyone agreed that what the bully was doing was wrong, but to what were the victims entitled?
They stress to us that cyberbullying is not just an adolescent problem. It’s just that we spend the majority of our efforts studying how this problem impacts school-aged youth due to their tenuous developmental stage.
For example, if you are being cyberbullied on Facebook, contact them.
If you are receiving hurtful or threatening cell phone messages, contact your cell phone company to obtain assistance.
A letter sent from an attorney (on law firm letterhead) to the bully may be all that is necessary to get the bullying to stop.
The problem with this approach is that it can be costly.