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Even your closest friends, who may not be close forever. Password-protect your phone so no one can use it to impersonate you.

Avoid further communication - If you are getting messages that are offensive in nature, don't reply or retaliate to the comments. Sometimes a reaction is what aggressors are looking for because they think it gives them power over you and you don't want to empower a bully. If you do this it might only make things worse or get yourself in trouble.

Report - It is important that you report any messages you do get. If you are receiving messages via social media you can report the messages directly to the site itself. Most social media platforms give you options for reporting or flagging content that breaches their user guidelines.

ThinkuKnow is a website that has social media guides on how to block, report and change privacy settings.

thinkuknow.co.uk

If you are receiving messages by text, instant messaging service or games console you can often block a phone number or block a contact/person. This will prevent them being able to message you. 

You can also find out your internet service provider and report the content to them.