You may see these terms in the news related to cyberbullying. Having a clear understanding of what these terms mean will help you to spot cyberbullying in your everyday life and take immediate action.
Catfishing：stealing someone’s profile or setting up fake profiles to lure people into starting online relationships.
Cyberstalking：sending repeated and frequent messages that include real threats of physical harm.
Dissing: sending or posting information that’s intended to damage someone’s reputation.
Exclusion: deliberately excluding someone from online conversations, games and activities.
Flaming: sending angry, abusive online messages to intentionally provoke someone into starting an argument.
Fraping: logging into someone else’s account, impersonating them or posting inappropriate content in their name.
Baiting: to intentionally make a person angry by saying or doing things to annoy them.
Griefting: abusing and angering people through online gaming.
Harassment: targeting an individual or group with persistent and offensive messages which could develop into cyberstalking.
Masquerading: creating a fake identity or impersonating someone else online to harass an individual anonymously.
Outing: publicly sharing personal, private or embarrassing information, photos or videos about someone online.
Roasting: ganging up on an individual online and sending offensive abuse until the victim is seen to ‘crack’.
Trolling: deliberately posting provocative and insulting messages about sensitive subjects or inflicting racism or misogyny on an individual.