“While some observers urge schools to become more involved in the growing problem, noting that extensive cyber bullying can lead to feelings such as despair in victims that they can be promoted to take their own life, as has already occurred, other experts balk at the idea of schools attempting to control what students say online and off of the campus” (“School administrators hesitate to punish cyber bullyin... ... middle of paper ... ...ople are not using social networks responsible and do not see what is wrong with bashing someone over the computer screen. Cyber bullying can be very harmful and is a very dangerous behavior to act out. Kids are killing themselves over internet post, pictures, and videos posted by numerous people on the internet. Cyber bullying is technology powered and will only get worse as technology becomes more widespread. Hopefully, this will persuade youth and parents to cut back the cyber bullying.
‘’Usually people who seek revenge don't seem like a bully but they are. People who bully feel they are righting wrongs or protecting other people’’ (Your Self Series). Most people like to get revenge back to protect a friend or attempting to get back at someone who was mean to them. But what they don't realize is giving revenge starts even more drama.. Another reason why people cyberbully is for entertainment. They think embarrassing others is funny, and also they could be trying to show off because they think c... ... middle of paper ... ... And also you shouldn't take photos or videos of someone else without their permission because some people get mad when you take a photo or video of them without them knowing.
Even if a photo or a post is deleted, it remains on the sites data. Whereas if it was at school, people who saw the bullying are most likely to forget it later. As it seems, bullying at school is typically a male making fun of or attacking another male, while on the internet, cyber bullying can be between girls and guys; young or old. This makes cyber bullying even more of a threat to today’s youth society. As it may seem harmless to someone who doesn’t get cyber bullied, or cyber bullies themselves, what are the effects of cyber bullying?
Bullies often target people who are shy and quiet because they become an easy victim due to the fact that they will do nothing in return and oftenly do not speak up.Verbal bullying involves the use of hurtful words, teasing, and making the victim feel less of themselves. Harassment can happen anywhere and it can happen more than once. It is considered a criminal act and can be based on any type of reasoning. In this situation the victim often fights back making the harasser want to keep bothering the victim. The intent is to intimidate the victim so the harasser has a feeling of control.
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.
The way how bullies choose their targets for bullying often signifies their fear of being considered inferior. Victims of bully generally has one simple different characteristic, usually so significant making them distinguish from his p... ... middle of paper ... ...d most certainly will lead to more and more brutal and ruthless means. To sum it up, bullies are actually the victims. Victims of their own closed mind and intellectual backwardness. Due to their faulty family backgrounds, intellectual deficit and pressure by peers, they do not know how to act and deal with situations they happen to find themselves in, and because of that, they will try to attract attention by bullying others.
Individuals are being affected by the bullying and it is becoming very dangerous. Others believe it is the new way students communicate. They also think it is a problem because anyone can steal someone’s identity and say they are someone they are not. Schools need to prevent cyberbullying by suspending students because it is affecting innocent student’s learning ability. Schools should educate student that there are different ways to decrease cyberbullying.
The constant harassment and humiliation that cyberbullies put individual through often leads to a negative impact of the victims life that can eventually lead them to commit suicide. For this reason, cyberbullying cannot be tolerated, and it must be stopped. The best ways to put an end to the problem is to educate the public on the costs of cyber bullying and to create an anti-bully culture for young generations to follow. By implementing those two things, younger individuals will be aware of the consequences of cyberbullying and will have a different role to follow where bullying becomes abnormal and therefore unpopular among young generations. Cyberbullying has become a common practice that is affecting the lives of many young individuals, therefore the proper action must be taken to permanently end this epidemic.
Everyone wants a safer internet but who should be responsible for handling cyberbullying in today’s youth? Virtual harassment is the biggest problem children face today and should be dealt with by schools. Schools need to revise the way they deal with cyberbullying. Schools may not know how to intervene when their students make these social mistakes, but schools should always discipline activities that carry over into the school environment that negatively affect the safety or well-being of the student. The belief that home and school are two separate spaces no longer exists in the minds of dig...
It is necessary, so social media have to put more limitations to access some applications. In view of the fact that some of content that people put on these sites is inappropriate for children and there are sites that could lead some people to cyber bullying. Since there are too many predators or stalkers prone to talk with children or adolescents no one expects it. They can fall into your hands. These children may fall into their hands of predators or bullies and this can be very dangerous, how Merle and Dorothy point out in their book “Cyberbullying in Social Media within Educational Institutions" (25-77).