"I call it an electronic leash. I've had girls come into my office with cell phone bills showing 9,000 text messages and calls in a month. This is all hours of the day and night. And it's threatening. 'Hi. How are you? Where are you? Who are you with? Who are you talking to?'"- Dr. Jill Murray, Psychologist
Cyber/Digital abuse is when an adolescent is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another adolescent using the Internet, interactive and digital technologies or mobile phones. This form of abuse is done repeatedly and can escalate to physical abuse.