There are four kinds of bullying.
Physical bullying includes hitting, kicking, tripping, pinching and pushing or damaging property.
Verbal bullying includes name calling, insults, teasing, intimidation, homophobic or racist remarks, or verbal abuse.
This sort of bullying is often harder to recognise and can be carried out behind the bullied person's back. It is designed to harm someone's social reputation and/or cause humiliation. Covert bullying includes:
Cyberbullying can be overt or covert bullying behaviours using digital technologies, including hardware such as computers and smartphones and software such as social media, instant messaging, texts, websites and other.
Cyberbullying can happen at any time. It can be in public or in private and sometimes only known to the target and the person bullying. It includes: