3 Social media sites have become a way of life for millions around the world. It's become the way we connect with family, friends...even get information like your local news. But there are risks that go with the territory of being online. This includes cyber bullying. Now some school districts around the country are starting social media courses ... hoping to teach their kids "proper online etiquette". Channel 4's Ashley Harding joins us now with more on what this means, Ashley? ### 3 3 00-0511-1659-1:01Facebook and social networking sites have countless users. A large number of them are under age 18....and many more signing up every day...making this a platform for bullying. 45:34--45:40 "When I was a kid, bullying was outside playing and somebody was picking on you or in school."TRACK Laverne Cuyler knows this very well. She tells us her 16-year-old daughter Mikayla, for a while, deactivated her Facebook after a friend was bullied online. 46:33--46:44 "She saw some things on her friend's page from other people that she didn't appreciate.And for her, one of the ways she felt she could support her friend was to shut down her Facebook page."TRACK The latest numbers show more than 50-percent of teens have been bullied online. That's why some experts say kids need to learn social media etiquette.27:24--27:29 "Kids say not only the darndest things, but they say whatever the heck they feel like."TRACK Dwann Rollinson is a social media expert and local pastor and has counseled parents in this situation.She believes teaching kids to be nice to each other, offline and on, will stop the cycle of bullying.35:27--35:42 "If you hit me 20 times after while, im going to cry. I'm going to do something and im going to lash out on you as well. So what we have to understand is, when you're bullying, it's a cycle that sometimes doesn't end until the child grows up."Rollinson says there are many good behavior habits kids need to get into now: These include: --Ask permission before "tagging" someone in a photo --only be "friends with" or "follow" people you know --Don't make inappropriate comments onlineTRACK Above all, Rollinsons says parents shouldn't be afraid to monitor what their kids are doing online.That's an idea LaVerne Cuyler hopes catches on, not only with parents, but with kids as they grow.48:45-- "I think it plays a major role in not only who they are now, but who they will become in the future."