Children and young people are at risk of bullying when using the internet, mobile phone and other technologies as it provides an anonymous method of bullying by way of text messages and emails which can be emotionally damaging to a child or young person. Racist, anti-social and cult groups use modern technologies to preach and spread what they are and what they stand for, leaving children and young people very venerable to becoming part of their activity which is unhealthy, unsafe and often illegal. Children and young people are very venerable to predators of all natures using the internet and other technologies, by the encouragement of giving out personal information about them and others close to them, which will put not
When children start to abuse the convenience of the internet by harassing other people, the internet becomes very dangerous. What makes cyber bullying so dangerous? Cyber bullying is dangerous because it has the ability to take the smallest incident and build up so much tension around it that it results in a murder or suicide. Some people may blame the victim for lacking self control and not being able to ignore the situation. Some people may claim it was just a joke and may blame the victim for being too sensitive or insecure.
Drama over Bullying: What’s in a Word Everyone in their life has experienced bullying, but bullying is slowly taking on new forms in a changing society. The images of a playground bully are turning into little two dimensional and cowering behind social media programs such as Facebook, Twitter, Intsagram, ect. In the article “The Drama over Bullying: What’s in a Word” the author talks about her point of view with bullying and how being a little overzealous with the word “bullying” is not a bad thing. The author starts out with stories of sorrow, how kids had been bullied to the point that there was no other way out except for suicide. This upsets me as the reader and it clearly upsets the author, with her attitude clearly saying that if it has come to this, something needs to be done.
Example: child X (being the bully) jokes with child V (the victim) and child V is offended by X’s joke. Such type of bullying affects both the victim and the “bully” – when this happens for more than once child V will start to feel less confident. However, as a result of a repetitive behaviour from the child X the “bully” will be excluded by the rest of the class or group. Effects As already mentioned previously, the effects of bullying does not only affect the bullied person, but also the bully him/herself. However another bracket of people who are affected by the action of bullying are the people witnessing the actual bullying.
A cyberbully is someone who bullies using electronic devices such as computers, tablets, and cell phones (“What is Cyberbullying”, n.d., para 1). The victim is the person targeted by the bully or cyberbully. Bystander(s) in bullying have a few roles, they are the ones that watch, but do nothing, watch and join in by laughing or making comments, observe the behavior and walk away, or try to help the victim out (Kids Involved in Bullying, n.d., para. 2). Bystander(s) in cyberbullying are the ones that see the text messages, emails, social media posts, pictures, and videos, but do not forward them onto their contacts.
Cyber bullying is when someone is being harrassed, threaten, humiliated, or otherwise though the internet and any other electronics. The effect cyber bullying has on people is why laws should be passed. There are two types of cyber bulling; direct attack and cyber bullying through proxy. Direct attack is a message that is sent to a child directly. Examples are instant messaging, text messaging, blog, emails, etc.
The victim could feel helpless, like they mean nothing to a certain person or people. These are all very common with children who are getting bullied that is why it's important to help your child become more social or make friends that are kind and loyal. By keeping the child around a healthy environment and a
Reasons why bullies bully: 1.Bullies have a strong need to be in control and exert their dominance over others Children who bully others are often driven by the desire for power. They can be impulsive, hot-headed, and dominant, and they enjoy being able to subdue others. 2. Bullies are rewarded for their bullying behaviors It may seem counter-intuitive, but the fact is that children often receive positive reinforcement when they bully others, which only makes them continue their behavior. The rewards could be material, such as when a bully forces his victim to give up lunch money.
(Shores 40). Bully occurs in many ways when it comes to boys, they are more likely to attack one another in fighting while girls bullying occurs through rumors about each other. When this happen, students are sometimes rejected(shore41). I feel the cause of
This is dangerous in terms of exposing teens to strangers who might have ill motives. With personal photos accessible to strangers and tweets/status updates indicating the whereabouts of teens, social media websites can pose great danger for teens. Cyber bullying Cyber bullying or harassment is also among the dangers of social media to teens. Cyber bullying is mostly perpetrated and done by strangers who harass teens with strong online presence. The bullying or harassment may occur when strangers; post threatening messages, expose private profile photos in other websites, stalk teens, spreading rumors among many other forms of cyber bullying or harassment.