Bullying Bullying can take many different forms. All of them are hurtful. Physical Bullying  Pushing, shoving, hitting, kicking, elbowing, making threats, taunting, intimidation  Stealing or damaging one’s property  Hazing a member of a team or group Emotional / Social Bullying  Spreading rumors, lies, or gossip  Making insulting or hurtful comments  Excluding someone from a group or activity Cyberbullying  Spreading rumors, lies, and gossip electronically (through emails, texts, or social networking sites)  Sending threatening or intimidating texts/emails  Posting embarrassing photos or video Cyberbullying is difficult to deal with because it is often done anonymously—and it can be witnessed by many people in a short period of time.