Here in Tonga, it’s a growing concern and Digicel in partnership with Talitha Project have come together to launch a ‘STOP CYBERBULLYING’ campaign today, Friday, 6th July across ALL communities in an effort to create awareness particularly amongst schools and children.
Cyberbullying has taken over the digital world and happens over devices like mobiles, computers, and tablets. It can be done in the form of text messages, Apps or online in social media, forums, or gaming where people can view, participate in, or share content.
Cyberbullying includes sending, posting, or sharing negative, harmful, false, or mean content about someone else. It can include sharing personal or private information about someone else causing embarrassment or humiliation. Many cyber bullying cases have crossed the line into unlawful or criminal behaviour and has affected many livelihoods.
A competition was launched and open to Schools to participate in to put together a 1-minute video on this campaign. There has been tremendous support from schools and we will announce winners this Saturday and the prize is a12 month FREE internet for the schools sponsored by Digicel and video aired on Digicel Play.