Any act that threatens to harm another person or another person’s property or University property which includes, but is not limited to, (a) harassing, intimidating, or threatening conduct, (b) any form of verbal or mental abuse, (c) coercion which is directed toward another person or group of people, or (d) any other conduct which threatens or endangers the health or safety of any person. This offense includes acts conducted through electronic means, particularly social media. Social media is the interaction among people where they create, share, and exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, etc.).
Social media can be used in negative ways (i.e. cyber-bullying, sexual harassment). Physical contact is not required.