In recent years, reports of bullying incidents have been on the increase in schools, and have reached a point where some have tragically resulted in loss of life, causing a growing concern amongst parents. Bullying can take many forms, some more severe than others, and affects victims in various ways. Sadly, due to technological advancements, many of these incidents are captured on video and shared on all social media platforms. This often leads to the issue exceeding beyond the school environment into the wider community, which can have repercussions for perpetrators, victims, parents, and educators. The complexity, magnitude, and severity of the forms of bullying that we are now witnessing have raised many legal questions. But what does the law in South Africa say regarding this issue?