Photoshop and Cyber Bullying
Photoshop and Cyber Bullying
Photoshop is a program that allows you to clean up or edit pictures. However, when in the wrong hands it can be a cyber bullies best friend. This is because a bully can find a picture of your child and edit it so it has some kind of slogan that is insulting.
Or they can even super impose your child’s face on another image that is presented in a manner only to hurt that persons feelings. This is very common on message board, web sites, blogs, fake MySpace profiles, emails to other people, it can even be uploaded to people via chat and instant messages.
The only ways that you can stop that kind of thing from occurring is by obtaining proof before they take it down.
There have been many instance when a child would tell their parents that someone Photoshopped an image of them and when they go to show mom and dad, it’s gone, except in the child’s memory.
This is why using monitoring software is necessary, you can obtain the proof before it is gone and use that proof to put an end to this form of cyber bullying.
In many cases if you talk to the bullies’ parents about what is happening, the issue will resolve itself, but if necessary you will have the ability to print out the recorded events and provide them to your local law enforcement agency, or your child’s school guidance counselor.
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Is online bullying fun?
Cyber bullying may seem like a fun thing for the person that is doing the bullying, but this most likely leaves the victim feeling isolated and depressed. As a parent you need to take every possible action to prevent this kind of behavior affecting your child’s life.
Is cyber bullying a group effort?
In many instances cyber bullying can be a group effort. It may be initiated by one person, but before too long there are others that take it upon themselves to intimidate the victim. This can often leave a child feeling very "small" when a group of bullies are on the prowl.
Learn what to do
With proper planning, talking to your children about cyber bullying is not as difficult as you may think. In fact, taking the first steps to resolving or discovering this kind of activity will diminish the chances that they will encounter it in the first place.
"When bullying is done over the Internet you think you can get away with it because you don't see the emotional reaction as if it were done face to face. You don't see the person crying and being upset. So it is much easier to be more mean and hurtful. When I received those e-mails It took me long to recover but thank to my Mom who found out right on time I'm back to being my self."
- Victim of Cyber Bullying