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Just the facts: teens and cyber-bullying

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Percentage of teenagers with tech access that report being cyberbullied over the past year: 42 percent
Percentage of teens who own their own their own computer or smartphone device: 69 percent
81 percent of youths say bullying online is easier to get away with than bullying in person.
3 million kids are absent from school each month because they fear bullies.
1 in 5 cyber-bullied teens think about suicide. 1 in 10 attempt it.
Suicide is the No. 3 killer of teens in the U.S.
90 percent of teens who witness online bullying say they ignore it.

(Source: OnlineCollege.org)

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