Cyberbullying Essay

1138 Words5 Pages
Bullying is not just an issue in television shows, it is a real life issue that affects students of many ages, backgrounds, colors and cultures. It is important for you to understand all sides of bullying, from the signs of someone being bullied to what you can do to prevent it. For my senior project i am going to talk about what are the types of bullying, how to recognize bullying. how do he/she report it and what should they do when they see it and what resources are available to those that are being bullied. Physical bullying occurs most at school middle is the age when bullying is most common with almost all middle school students being affected directly or indirectly by bullying students who bully others often have trouble with self…show more content…
Over eighty percent of teens use a cell phone and computer making it the most form of cyber bullying. cyber bullying can be very damaging to teens it can lead to anxiety, depression, and even suicide. cyber bullying facts state that almost seventy-five of cyber bullying taking place on social media(www.stopbullying.gov). Sometimes cyberbullying can be easy to spot for example, if your child shows you a text, tweet, or response to a status update on Facebook that is mean, or cruel. Other are less obvious, like impersonating a victim online or posting personal information, photos, or videos designed to hurt or embarrass another person. Some kids report that a fake account, webpage, or online persona has been created with the sole intention to harass and bully. Cyberbullying can be especially traumatic for victims, because it can reach victims in their homes, where they usually feel the safest. With access to social media and the Internet, victims often feel as if there is no escape from cyberbullying. some victims of cyberbullying avoids school and sometimes show lack of interest in social
Open Document