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More cyberbullies using pictures and videos

More cyberbullies using pictures and videos



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The problem of cyberbullying keeps growing as more children now are using pictures and videos to make fun of others.

On a lot of social network sites like MySpace, it's all about the pictures and videos people put together. And now cyberbullies are joining in, snapping pictures or taking videos with cell phone cameras of embarrassing moments and using them as an attack online.

"We're definitely seeing a trend in videos and in pictures," said Sariah Donnahoo with the attorney general's office.

She educates others about cyberbullying. She says while other states have laws against cyberbullying, Utah doesn't have a law like that yet. "I think we are a little bit behind," she said.

She says it's often groups of kids that get together to make these online attacks. She says once these videos and pictures are out there, it's devastating to the victim, who can't do much to stop it.

E-mail: rjeppesen@ksl.com

Randall Jeppesen

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