TCC Wakulla Center hosts free social media & cyberbullying safety awareness workshop

October 11, 2021

Tallahassee Community College’s Wakulla Center is hosting a free social media and cyberbullying safety awareness workshop on Saturday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m. at the College’s Wakulla Center, 2932 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327.

During the workshop, parents and children will have the opportunity to learn about the importance of social media safety and the growing threat of cyberbullying.

The statistics on cyberbullying are alarming:

  • More than half of adolescents and teens have been bullied online or engaged in cyberbullying
  • One in three young people have experienced cyberthreats online
  • More than 25% of adolescents and teens have been bullied repeatedly through their mobile phones or the Internet
  • One in ten have had embarrassing or damaging pictures taken without their permission, often using mobile phone cameras
  • Only one in ten tell a parent when they are a victim of cyberbullying
  • Fewer than one in five cyberbullying incidents are reported to law enforcement

 

The event is free and open to the public.

 

WHAT:          Social media & cyberbullying safety awareness workshop

WHEN:          Saturday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m.

WHERE:       TCC Wakulla Center, 2932 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327