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Cyberbully (2011)

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A teenager is subjected to a campaign of bullying by classmates through a social networking site.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Ozsik (as Jon Mclaren)
Karen Caldone
Ivan Smith ...
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Ronda Louis-Jeune ...
Senator Evans
Dr. Rilke
Lindsay's Father
Danny Blanco Hall ...
Reporter (as Danny Blanco-Hall)


Teen girl Taylor Hillridge gets a laptop for her birthday and signs up on a social networking site. She starts to feel alone as her friends ostracize her and she falls victim to cyberbullying. Written by Paramorezombiea, skribb

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Words can hurt.




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17 July 2011 (USA)  »

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Cyberbu//y  »

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Did You Know?


When Taylor is making her Cliquesters account, she is reading the questions to fill out on her profile. She reads the questions out loud, and one asks,"What color underwear are you wearing?" However, when Taylor reads it out loud she says,"What KIND of underwear are you wearing?" See more »


When Taylor is dumped at the side of the road by Sammi, we see the license plate of her Jeep Cherokee. In a later shot, at the school, the girls pass by a Subaru Forester with the same plate as Sammi's Jeep. See more »


Taylor Hillridge: [attempting suicide by pill overdose] I can't get the cap off!
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Written and performed by Emily Osment
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Inaccurate portrayal of cyber-bullying is entertaining but unrealistic
4 February 2012 | by See all my reviews

It seems that ABC Family has debuted a new film about cyberbullying in social networks. Unfortunately, though, it seems it was conceived by someone who knows absolutely nothing about cyberbullying in social networks. Even though some valuable points are made, "Cyberbully" is strictly for entertainment. The movie might actually be brilliant as a black comedy - note the moment Taylor Hillridge tells her best friend that she "can't get the cap off," which is almost undoubtedly bound to be remembered as a staple in television comedy. In fact, at points, the film is so ridiculous that it nearly seemed to have been made as a black comedy.

"Cyberbully" also has amateurish cinematography (half of its shots appearing to have been taken from some serialized drama) and a plain script with wooden dialogue, even though the acting performance of Emily Osment is worthy of praise. The portrayal of cyber-bullying is highly unrealistic; the main character signs up for a website that apparently doesn't allow you to even delete posted comments. When she should just delete her account, "it's too late" is used as an excuse. When she should just block the profile of anybody she doesn't like, the website seems not to have a blocking option. This is completely inaccurate, as most social networking websites will let you delete comments, block profiles of people, and report spam comments.

"Cyberbully" has convincing acting and entertainment, as well as good messages, but is unrealistic and sometimes even unintentionally humorous at times; both far overshadow any redeeming qualities you will be able to find.

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