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Cyber Life & The Accidental Bully from More Than Just Sex

Cyber Life & The Accidental Bully, another two fantastic Public Service Announcements (PSA) from Community Healthcare Network’s Teens P.A.C.T. program in New York City. 

Cyber Life
Published on Jan 23, 2013

70% of recruiters and hiring managers in the United States have rejected an applicant based on the information they found online and on social networks.

Although funny, this PSA demonstrates the direct correlation between your “online presence” and your chances of getting that job, internship or accepted into that school of your dreams. Think twice about your cyber life. Don’t post content that might reflect poorly on you in the future.

Facts:

• 95% of all teens are now online and 80% of them use social media sites
• 55% of all online teens say they have decided not to post content that might reflect poorly on them in the future.
• 70% of recruiters and hiring managers in the United States have rejected an applicant based on information they found online.
• 25% percent of users on Facebook don’t bother with any kind of privacy control.

The Accidental Bully

Published on Feb 11, 2013

Anyone can become a bully, even if they didn’t mean to. “The Accidental Bully” shows how one teen can go from an innocent post to a cyber bully with one simple click. Stop and think before you hit send. Be part of the solution- not the problem. Bullying is never funny.

Facts:

• 1 out of 5 teens have been bullied in the past year in some form — in person, online, by text, or by phone.
• 88% of social media-using teens have witnessed other people be mean or cruel on social network sites
• As many as 160,000 students stay home on any given day because they’re afraid of being bullied.
• 9 out of 10 LGBT teens say they have experienced harassment at school.

These public service announcements were produced entirely by teens for teens by Community Healthcare Network’s Teens P.A.C.T. program in New York City. It is jus ttwo in a series of public service announcements collectively titled, MORE THAN JUST SEX!

MORE THAN JUST SEX aims to empower young people to make positive decisions, create social change, and reduce the rates of teen pregnancy, STD’s, and HIV in New York City and beyond.

Find us at www.chnnyc.org or www.facebook.com/teenspact