Internet harassment is a form of conduct. It may take place on a workplace computer or on an augmented realty game. More specifically, internet conduct includes posting threats, obscene images, as well as internet communications via text, messaging, computer or email, which conveys harmful or false information on social media sites.

Harassment is understood to be a repeated pattern of behavior intended to scare, harm, anger or shame a targeted individual. Internet harassment involves these actions using digital technologies such as social media platforms, email or messaging services, gaming platforms or cellphone communication.