Cyber-bullying can “damage a person emotionally” (Media). It can also make them have low self-esteem. In our society today, cyber-bullying is a new type of problem that many teenagers have to face. “Cyber-bullying is the use of technology to harass, threaten, embarrass, or target another person(Media).” It can happen anywhere there is access to internet. Cyber-bullying usually happens in high schools and middle schools.
People who bully others use words to downsize a person and make them feel bad and unwanted to everyone. Covert is another category of bullying. It is often harder to recognize and can be carried out behind the bullied person's back. It is designed to harm someone's social reputation and/or cause humiliation. Cyber bullying is another type of bullying.
They gradually get feelings of fear, of loneliness, also leaving their home or fear of going to school. If the victim is being bullied continuously, the person grades may drop or even show symptoms of paranoia that would make it difficult for them to communicate with people of their age or make new friends. Depression can be one of the symptoms of cyber-bullying, In addition, people are calling them symptoms because it seems that cyber-bullying is now a "disease" for our society. A feeling of helplessness occurs as the victim that does not know where to turn to for help. According to Ukessay.com, it is true that in serious cases of constant bullying, suicide may be part of the story.
Some people may be getting cyberbullied yet show no signs and others would be... ... middle of paper ... ...onship of the family members and the victim will diminish because she will become distant, short tempered, and bashful. Another way unwise teens way react to online bullying is seeking revenge on the original bully (“Cyberbullying”). These kids feel hurt and embarrassed after being cyberbullied and want to get even with the bully. This will create unnecessary consequences for the once innocent victim. Cyberbullying can cause many different complications, and affect and hurt the victims, along with the people close to them, in a variety of ways.
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.
According to the article "Cyberbullying," "Targets of cyber bullying can experience emotional distress, including frustration, embarrassment, sadness, fear, and depression.” A lot of bullies, when caught in the act of cyber bullying, will claim that they were "just joking," or that the victim would "understand." Although it can sometimes seem that way through the bully's perspective, the victim may feel hurt or offended. After a while, that psychological pain might turn into depression. It is extremely disappointing to know that depression in children can lead to death, as cyber bullying has been directly associated with teen suicide in the past (“Cyberbullying”). As cyber bullying continues to reoccur all over the globe, the lives of innocent people continue to be at risk.
First of all, an increasing number of people become victims of cyberbullying. Cyberbullying may affect a wild range of people, regardless their genders, ages, and social status. However, the psychological endurance of the young are more vulnerable, so young people or children are easier to be cyberbullied and get adverse effects, such as receiving poor grades, unwilling to attend school, having lower self-esteem, and even experiencing auto-sadism. The reason for the young people who have these problems is mainly ascribe to the cyberbullying but physical bullying. In recent years, more and more researchers did investigations about cyberbullying.
Why might people be so cruel and choose to bully for their own enjoyment? It’s not funny; it’s a serious problem that it is emotionally degrading its victims. These are very inappropriate circumstances that need to be stopped before further terrible situations of bullycide and other devastating effects keep occurring. Bullying is an unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real perceived power imbalance (“Bullying”). Bullying can be extremely harmful both physically and emotionally to any individual.
Cyberbullying is a terrible weapon that can destroy someone’s reputation and life for good in such a short period time. One of the effects of bullying is that it can change the person who is being bullied personality. It can make people who are normally confident and happy to become self-conscious, shy, and unsure of themselves. Victims of bullying may also become sad or depressed. Their confidence might completely destroy them from trying new things or trusting people.
A cyber bully uses social media as a tactic to “get into” the smaller, weaker victim’s head to cause emotional and mental distress. A side effect for the victim of bullying is depression. Many victims of bullying that suffer from depression find themselves in a dark place they feel they cannot get out of, which often results in suicide. The different types of bullying are cyber bullying, physical or