ON the same day a funeral was held for a 14-year-old victim of cyber bullying, the Federal Government launched a website to help young people avoid being bullied on social networking sites.
Melbourne girl Sheniz Erkan reportedly took her own life on Monday after allegedly being bullied online.
Cases such as hers have prompted the Government to create the new website on how to handle internet bullying and how to block bullies from sites.
Minister for School Education Peter Garrett says the Easy Guide to Socialising Online provides information about different social media sites.
"You can get access to cyber safety tips and fact sheets and there's also information about an Easy Guide to Socialising Online," he said.
Read more at ABC news online.
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