The Rooster Teeth Safe Room
A safe haven for community members who have experienced cyber-bullying

Cyber bullying (online bullying) is when a person or a group of people uses the internet, email, online games or any other kind of digital technology to threaten, tease, upset or humiliate someone else.

This group is for anyone who has experienced cyber-bullying, verbal abuse or any negative experiences while online. Whether that is Facebook, twitter, tumblr, Instagram, YouTube, or even right here on roosterteeth.com...

These negative experiences might make you want to hide yourself away from the world, but we are here to tell you that it will be ok. We are here for you, you are not alone and we will listen to you.

By being a member of this group you will not abuse or bully other community members, if there are any disagreements they will be civilly sorted out like adults. We are the best community in the world. Let's prove it.

This group will be providing help and advice in association with CyberSmile: an anti cyber-bullying charity based in the UK and America.
READ OUR ARTICLE IN THE CYBERSMILE WEBSITE!



Alphabetical List of groups that actively do not tolerate cyber bullying:

- Community Comics
- Friendly Casual Gamers
- Game Kids
- Ladies of Rooster Teeth
- Oh! The Commanatee
- Pokemon Trainers
- Rooster Teeth Compliments
- Rooster Teeth is Fashionable
- Rooster Teeth LGBT Pride
- Rooster Teeth Scottish Street Team
- RTED
- RT Radio
- RT's Community Content of the Week
- RTX 2013 Firehouse Hostel
- RTX B&A
- RvB:Scotland
- RvB:Scotland: Tabletop Gaming
- The Angels
- The Eargasm Podcast
- The Rooster Teeth Community
- The Windy Pirates
- Why we game
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April 13th, 2015

Cyber Bullying FAQ's

Here's a handy and quick FAQ answered by Cybersmile. Hope you find it helpful and informative!

What is cyberbullying?
Repeated intentional malicious threats, taunts, abuse and harassment, using phones, the internet, or any form of technology

Who is involved?
The Cyberbully can be 1 person or a group of people. Teens and pre-teens are usually targeted.

Am I being cyberbullied?
The answer is likely to be YES if any of the following (or similar) have happened to you -
Being sent mean emails or texts
Having embarrassing pictures / videos of you posted on blogs / websites
Having rumours spread about you online
If any of the above make you feel vulnerable & scared

OMG – I’m being cyberbullied. What do I do?
STOP
Immediately stop replying or fighting back online and do not share any personal / private info. Replying may make things worse and you could be labeled as a Cyberbully
BLOCK
Block and report the cyberbully to the site administrator
TELL
Tell and adult such as a teacher or parent and keep telling someone until something is done about it
SCHOOL
Find out what your school can do about cyberbullying
PROOF
Do not delete any of the messages that have been sent to you. Show them to everyone you inform about the cyberbully as proof
PROTECTION
Protect yourself by not agreeing to meet anyone you speak to online, especially if you don’t know them
POLICE
Inform the police ONLY if your safety and security is at risk

It hasn’t happened to me, but I know that it’s happening to someone else. Should I do something about it?
YES
Tell an adult
Report the cyberbully to the site administrator
BLOCK
Helping the victim will show they are not alone. So show them your support! ANY FORM OF BULLYING SHOULD NOT BE TOLERATED AT ALL

As far as I’m aware, I’m not being cyberbullied. But I’m worried it might be happening without me knowing. How can I tell?
USE GOOGLE
Put your name into Google and see if anything comes up about you
SLANG
Slang words may be used that you don’t know the meaning of. Visit www.noslang.com for a list to see if you have come across any in a conversation you or another person has had about you

How can I prevent myself from ever becoming a victim of cyberbullying?
THINK BEFORE YOU CLICK
Avoid sending / typing anything that others may find offensive
PROTECT YOURSELF
Never give out any personal / private information such as passwords to anyone. Including your friends!
SAY NO TO PEER PRESSURE!
Avoid passing on messages you are being asked to send around, especially if they contain abusive / cruel content
SAY NO TO STRANGERS
Never agree to meet anyone you do not know! Report them or tell an adult if they are persistent to meet you.
INFORMATION
Be aware of what your school’s policies are against bullying.

For more information please visit www.cybersmile.org
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