Cyber bullying may seem like nothing since there is no physical contact, but in reality it can hurt even more than the actual thing. Behind those monitors are real people with real feelings; some have been driven to depression, some have been driven to physical bullying, and some have been driven to suicide. “Many rumors are spread about people that have never done the things being said, people usually set up rumors because they are not happy with that person or maybe even themselves” (Parks 17). There are many effects on victims because of cyber bullying such as depression, harm to self, friendship lose, and sometimes harm to other people. “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.
As Ukessays.com, states the main problem is that they cannot move away from their team because they feel unsafe and would also have the fear that they will get cyber-bullied themselves. As it is identified by researchers, tormentors that are sometimes likely to be more depressed than their victims. Cyber-bullies can get a false feeling of satisfaction when they send threatening and flame e-mails to their victims because that means that they amuse themselves. The number one objective of cyber-bullies but also traditional bullies is to have power. They want to have the control of each situation.
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.
Many bullies which are online believe the victim deserves what they get. When nobody deserves to be bullied. Some cyber-bullies may be bored so to occupy their boredom they may think bullying is okay and something normal and “cool”. Others who usually are not the victims may be giving into peer pressure. Many are hungry for power, revenge or lack of common sense and empathy.
Cyber-bullying may seem like nothing since there's no physical contact, but in reality it can hurt even more than the actual thing. The victims of cyber-bullying are real people with real feelings; and the bullying has led some to depression, and further more driven them to suicide. Cyber-bullying is a serious issue that negatively affects the youth today. Bullying is not a new thing and has been in existence for a good period of time, but recently it has increased to include social media and smart phones. The word “bully” can be traced back as far as the 1530s.
People who cyberbully should be prosecuted. While other individuals disagree their reasoning is in fact flawed. Prosecuting cyber bullies will have positives on the internet, the victims life, and on their physical health. To begin, victims suffer too much from cyberbullies they get stressed out so much that they might do something they will regret but sometimes it will be to late. The victims sometimes want to release or let out stress physically which is not a good idea.
Such matters are also overlook and not punish or held responsible for the consequences. Cyberbullying can ruin a person’s life and the way they think about themselves but this is not what a bully thinks about when harassing its victims. Such pain can be cause by just saying a few harsh words that the victim will take it in a bad way not knowing what to do or how to deal with it. Bullies often do this for fun or to get attention but not often they think of what might the victim be felling or how their reaction to all this levels of harassment might do to him or her. Faculties also overlook this and temp to just give the bully a waning or just have a talk with him or her parents.
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.
Cyber bullying has been one of the fastest growing problems and it’s a shame that some people who witness it do not take action upon it. Though cyber bullying does not cause physical damage, research shows that the harmfulness can be much worse. It causes psychological, emotional, behavioral, and may eventually lead to physical damage. Targets of cyber bullying are more prone to committing suicide compared to those who have not been victimized by it. For many years, “technology has changed the landscape of children’s lives” (Williams and Guerra, 15).
It is notable that bullying associated with social media can be controlled by parents in that parents need to be aware of what their children are doing (Wordpress.com, 2011). Minors increasingly use the internet even though they are defenseless when attacked by the aggressors. It is also hard for these minors to deal or cope with stress arising from cyber bullying. If the act continues for long and the minors lack help, they suffer from psychological disorders caused by the trauma and the intricate experience faced. Even though in most of the cases the victims are aware of their aggressors, in other instances they do not know them.