The following are ways in which an abuser can use technology to abuse or harass a partner:

  • Monitoring your e-mail communication
  • Sending you repeated e-mail or instant messages
  • Using your online identity to post false information or to send your demographic information and/or picture to sexually oriented or pornographic sites
  • Using social networking sites, like Facebook and MySpace, to get information about you and to monitor who sends you messages and who your friends are
  • Sending you repeated text messages
  • Using GPS devices to monitor your location

Please see Technology Safety for more information and the technology safety page of the NNEDV.