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Cyberbullying tactics:

Gossip: Posting or sending cruel gossip to damage a person’s reputation and relationships with friends, family, and acquaintances

Exclusion: Deliberately excluding someone from an online group

Impersonation: Breaking into someone’s e-mail or other online account and sending messages that will cause embarrassment or damage to the person’s reputation and affect his or her relationship with others

Harassment: Repeatedly posting or sending offensive, rude, and insulting messages

Cyberstalking: Posting or sending unwanted or intimidating messages, which may include threats

Flaming: Online fights where scornful and offensive messages are posted on websites, forums, or blogs

Outing and Trickery: Tricking someone into revealing secrets or embarrassing information, which is then shared online

Cyberthreats: Remarks on the Internet threatening or implying violent behavior, displaying suicidal tendencies