Learn which Facebook tools will help you to prevent or stop cyberbullying.
Remember that bullying is never your fault, and it can happen to anyone. Bullying may make you feel embarrassed and like you’re all alone. But you’re not alone and it’s important to find someone who can help you through the situation. Reaching out to someone you trust. ~reminds Facebook
Facebook and other social channels are space for communication, sharing, and connecting with others. Unfortunately, it is also a space where cyberbullying takes place. Research provided by different organizations in the USA and UK shows scary numbers, and we are definitely witnesses of a new form of bullying on a massive scale. The psychological consequences can be very dramatic, therefore education is crucial for prevention and fighting this new phenomenon.
Read on to learn what to do if you or a friend is the victime of a cyberbully on Facebook.
The social network offers different tools to prevent and block bullying. All available resources can be found on a dedicated Facebook page: Bullying Prevention Hub.
To control tagging, follow the steps:
You can also review older pictures you were tagged in and remove tags from the posts you no longer want associated with your profile.
Don’t worry, this person won’t receive the notification about it. Remember, this is about your safety and comfort. Remain friends on Facebook only with people you really trust and like.
Again, don’t hesitate, people will not be notified when you block them. Blocking will prevent the person from finding or tagging you on Facebook. This person won’t be able to add you as a friend or to view things you share on your Timeline.
To report a post, picture or video Simply use the Report link near the post, photo or comment to report it to Facebook.
Reach out to a local institution and talk to a person, who can advise you on what to do. Remember there is always a solution!
The social media giant claimed in 2016 that it would stop importing user contacts, but the practice has continued since then with no opportunity for users to opt out.
The fake Nike offer scamming users on Facebook is just one example of this growing cybercrime.