Usually, it is repeated over time. Normally, bullying involved actions such as: physical bullying, verbal bullying, or intimidation through gestures or social exclusion. Cyber bullying affects many young people all over the world to a point that the victims and their families and friends suffer serious emotional and physical problems. To help avoid future tradgeties, I would like to educate you more on what it is. Cyberbullying emerged when online technology became more accessible to teens.
Cyber Bullying Cyber bullying is the bullying of someone over Facebook, twitter, instagram etc. Cyber bullying began when social media came around. Bullying often occurs in people who don’t know how to control their emotions. They feel powerless which is why they resort to cyber bullying. By resorting to cyber bullying kids feel power over people, which makes them feel good about themselves.
Cyber bullying can be pretending to be someone else and trick the person into giving personal information (“Cyberbullying”). In addition to Technology, peer pressure is also a cause that can make it more difficult than ever to avoid being one. “Don’t write it. Don’t forward it”, this is great advice if for teens who do not want to become a cyber-bully (“Cyberbullying”). There are many other ways to avoid becoming a cyber-bully, like by not sending taunting texts (“Cyberbullying crackdown”).
Imagine being personally targeted and bullied by another individual constantly. Maybe never seriously injured but verbally abused in person and possibly online. The issue of cyberbullying can be quite pivotal in this new generation. Cyberbullying is a controversial matter that the world must address because of how it can occur anywhere at any time, causes harm to targeted people, and affects all associated parties. Cyberbullying is online bullying, which has only been around for a short amount of time.
The more noticeable forms of cyber bullying are being implemented through the form of text messages, Facebook, twitter, Instagram, and other forms of social media websites. Although there are ways for children to block certain content, it is almost impossible to get rid of all cyberbullying on the internet. There are pages that have specifically been created to harass, bully, and hurt the people using these websites (New, 2012). Awareness is being raised about this issue because of the number of children who are being hurt by the actions of others online. The reason cyberbullying can i... ... middle of paper ... ...ople, schools, state representative, and congress should step up and help the prevention of cyberbullying in our country.
Cyberbullying Cyberbullying is a type of bullying that takes place with the use of any electronic technology. Cyberbullying is a major problem affecting young people today. There are different types of cyberbullying. This topic comes as an interest to many people these days because bullying is very common and it can ruin a person’s life. These days, cyberbullying is considered a new form of bullying.
Bullying includes two people, a harasser and a victim. The bully abuses the victim through words, actions, or other ways in order to gain supremacy and dominance. This may be done directly by hitting, physically or verbally assaulting face-to-face or behind a screen: gossip, rumors, etc. According to Sameer Hinduja and Justin Patchin’s Preventing and Responding to Cyber bullying: Expert Perspectives, cyber bullying is defined as “willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices,” and that it has become a growing issue. Cyber bullying is a universal social concern today.
First is if your child comes to you help them (Tips to Help Stop Cyber bullying, 2013). It takes a lot for a victim to come to someone when they have a problem take advantage of it and try to help. Second thing before doing something about the problem. It could turn out bad if certain people find out that a parent is involved, it could make it worse for the victim (Tips to Help Stop Cyber bullying, 2013). The reason is because the bullies could think that it’s a threat to them.
Cyberbullying is a serious problem with devastating consequences and we should be doing everything possible to control it. Victims of cyberbullying can be harassed by different methods and by various behaviors. Cyberbullying occurs when a young person embarrasses, threatens, humiliates or torments another young person over the internet, cell phone or through text messages. Cyberbullies want their victims to feel bad about themselves. It is normally not a one- time occurrence but repeated many times (Cyber Bullying Statistics 2013).
They are able send their victims unwanted messages and post inappropriate pictures and humiliating things about their victims online. Even though Bullying has changed more from a type of ph... ... middle of paper ... ...most important tip for parents is to be aware of what your kids are doing on the Internet by asking their passwords to get into their social media accounts and by being able to get on their computers and see what they have been doing. Through this type of technology, people are able to bully their fellow peers without having to physically be there to hurt them. Due to cyber bullying being so harmful and can cause students to end their lives people believe that cyber bullying should be a criminal offense, while other people who say that kids just need to learn how to ignore what other people are saying think that cyber bullying should not be a criminal offense. With the use of technology, bullying has made a turn for the worse.