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Last Updated: Tuesday February 10 2009 09:12 GMT

Tips on beating cyberbullying

Sarah Dyer from Beatbullying chats to Maddy

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Chatting to your mates online can be loads of fun, but kids are being urged to make sure they stay safe on the web.

Events are being held across the world to mark Safer Internet Day, to try and raise awareness of the dangers of the internet.

One of the things kids are being warned about is cyber-bullying, which is when bullies use the web, or mobile phones, to send nasty messages to someone.

Newsround's Maddy spoke to Sarah Dyer from the charity Beatbullying, to find out how to tackle cyber-bullies.