Cyberbullying takes its toll in many different means. It undermines one’s self-esteem, confidence, and even sense of security. It also has been shown to affect the student at school. It not only affects his or her performance in school, but also his or her attendance(“Effects”). 15 percent of the total absenteeism at schools is directly related to the fear of being bullied. Drop outs can also be directly related to bullying with one in every te...
... middle of paper ...
"Cyberbullying Research Center." Cyberbullying Research Center. 18 Nov. 2013.
"Phoebe Prince, South Hadley High School's 'new Girl,' Driven to Suicide by Teenage Cyber Bullies." 01 Dec. 2013.
"Teens and Cyberbullying." Npnc.org. 30 Nov. 2013.
"What Are the Effects of Cyberbullying?" Teachtoday. 18 Nov. 2013.
"What Is Cyberbullying." Home. 18 Nov. 2013.
Need Writing Help?
Get feedback on grammar, clarity, concision and logic instantly.Check your paper »
- In a study done on 4,500 12-17 year-old 36.3% of females reported being cyberbullied in their lifetime, and 30.7 males reported being cyberbullied in their lifetime (New National). With new forms of technology always coming out it is likely these numbers will increase. Technology has made this an easy form of bullying, one can sit behind a computer screen, cell phone, or even a gaming system and belittle, threaten, and abuse others. The inability to always see cyberbullying, while it’s happening and the vast amounts of technology it can occur through, making this a difficult crime to stop.... [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Verbal abuse, Victimisation]
781 words (2.2 pages)
- Cyberbullying Even though cyberbullying is done online, the effects of it are still very real. Cyberbullying has many negative effects such as have a negative reputation, use of alcohol, and suffering depression. Cyberbullying, unlike normal bullying, is done online and through social media. Cyberbullying is defined as “when somebody repeatedly harasses, mistreats, or makes fun of another person online or while on cell phones or any other electronic device. (Patchin, 2012). The main difference between cyberbullying and bullying is that cyberbullying can be done 24/7, anonymously, and you can be completely alone when it happens.... [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Suicide, High school]
717 words (2 pages)
- Assumptions/Perspectives As previously stated in this paper there are two sides to this problem; namely, that cyberbullying has more of an impact than traditional bullying or that traditional bullying has more of an impact than cyberbullying does. Now this paper will examine and present evidence for both sides of the issue. First, there is some evidence that supports the claim that traditional offline bullying has more of an impact than cyberbullying. For example, one aspect about relating to the ethics of the situation is that for cyberbullying, physical violence can only be threatened; it cannot actually be carried out via technology.... [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Victim, Violence]
709 words (2 pages)
- Keith Hansford Mrs. Thillman Honors Sophomore English 7 7 December 2015 “People say that sticks and stones can break your bones, but names can never hurt you. But I have come to realization that the statement does not apply to the majority of teenagers. Verbal abuse hurts." This startling statement by a sixteen year old girl, shows how a common believed adage has now been twisted by social media, technology, and society as a whole. This example is just one of millions of people that have been affected by cyberbullying.... [tags: Abuse, Bullying]
1136 words (3.2 pages)
- Technology has drastically improved throughout the years and many of us in this generation are constantly using these gadgets such as the iPhone and iPad. We use these types of technological devices to talk to our friends and families. Many of these websites or apps include Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram etc. At times there are some benefits that include communicating with your friends and beloved family members, while there are always a numerous amount of disadvantages, one such disadvantages is cyberbullying.... [tags: Abuse, Bullying, MySpace, Facebook]
1210 words (3.5 pages)
- In 2006, national law enforcement leaders estimated that more than 13 million children and adolescents ages 6-17 were victims of cyberbullying (Feinburg and Robey 11). Unfortunately, by the time males and females become adults most have admitted to being bullied physically, emotionally or mentally. Bullies usually don 't understand the effects which they are fully creating and just think of themselves and the joy or revenge which they receive by bullying another person. Cyberbullying involves sending or posting harmful or cruel text or images using the internet, such as: instant messaging, e-mails, chat rooms, and social networking sites, along with other digital communication devices like c... [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Victim, The Victim]
1456 words (4.2 pages)
- Cyberbullying is defined in legal glossaries as the use of communication technologies that support deliberate, repeated, and/or hostile actions by an individual or group to harm another or others(“Definition”). Cyberbullying has many ways of getting around. The hurtful information used in cyberbullying can be transferred by cell phones, computers, tablets and even other communication tools such as social media sites and emails. You will usually find cyberbullying in the form of text, photos, and video(“What Is Cyberbullying”).... [tags: Law Enforcement, Suicide]
922 words (2.6 pages)
- We use technology in almost every aspect of our daily lives; it is how we stay connected in this fast-paced world. Technology provides many benefits, but it has the potential to destroy many people. With technology use on the rise, bullying has taken a new, more destructive form. Cyberbullying, as defined by the Cyberbullying Research Center, is the willful and repeated harm inflicted through the medium of electronic text (qtd. in Chait). Cyberbullying is a serious problem and has serious consequences.... [tags: Internet, cyber bullying]
2165 words (6.2 pages)
- Bullying has moved beyond the classrooms and is now an issue that intrudes into the homes of the victims. According to a video compilation of multiple statistics, in 2011 the average teenager spent an hour and 50 minutes on social networks – 79 percent of the total amount of time the average teenager spends on the internet – and 31 percent had shared information and other content that they would not want school officials or their families to see (MySecureCyberspace). As this generation of children and young adults continues to become more involved with social media, their risk of being affected by cyberbullying increases dramatically.... [tags: Abuse, Bullying, High school, Harassment]
1833 words (5.2 pages)
- Bullying has always been a worldwide issue faced in many schools, neighborhoods and public places. In the past, bullies targeted their victims by acting tough and intimidating in person. As our society advanced in technology, the types of bullying advanced as well. The creation of the internet and social media sites now allows bullies to now hide behind their computer screens to torment their victims. Social media negatively affects our society more than it benefits us because it has created cyberbullying.... [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Victim, Social media]
1929 words (5.5 pages)