What is cyber bullying? Cyber bullying is the use of emails, instant messaging, phones, chartrooms, networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, to harass or threaten someone. Children who have early access to these websites are often being cyber bullied or doing the bullying. Mostly older children are likely to be cyber bullied than younger kids. How can we identify bullying and cyber bullying?
Cyber bully The movie Cyberbully by Charles Biname shows how cyberbullying is a problem in our society. Cyberbullying is a big problem in our society because it is the reason that kids and teenagers committing suicide. The movie does a good job of showing how teenagers and kids feel when they are being cyberbullied. With the explosion of modern technology, old-school bullying is out and a new type of bullying is taking the stage. But while stuffing someone in a locker is a pretty obvious sign of harassment, with no bruises or bloody noses as evidence of abuse, cyber-bullying often doesn't raise alarms until it's too late.
In many states there are no laws yet for cyber bullying, but there are states that do have laws. I have inserted a site that tells the states that have laws and those who do not. http://www.cyberbullying.us/Bullying_and_Cyberbullying_Laws.pdf With situations like this in order to keep up with cyber bullying Cyber defenders have to
A Cyber-bullying Text 1: Nina Lakhani, ”One in five children is victim of cyber-bullying – with girls targeted the most”, 2011 Text 2: Aleks Krotoski, “Hate and the internet: Does the internet encourage insidious and bullying behavior?”, 2010 Text 3: Jan Hoffman, “Online Bullies Pull Schools Into the Fray”, 2010 1. The views on cyber-bullying are described in texts 1 and 2. It appears how one out of five young people has been experiencing different kinds of cyber-bullying, caused by bullies with a thrill of anonymity. According to Dr. Karen Douglas, the anonymity is the biggie in this big internet problem, since the bullies can sit safely in their own home and send away loads of hate coming their victim’s way. Experts have concluded that cyber-bullying can cause damage that is more psychological to people than the ordinary type of bullying, due to the incoming text messages and the feeling of being unable to escape from the online world.
Cyber Bullying Policy Process AJS/582 May 1, 2013 Dr. Barry S. McCrary Cyber Bullying Policy Process According to the dictionary of Criminal Justice crime is defined as “an act committed or omitted in violation of a law forbidding or commanding it, for which the possible penalties upon conviction for an adult include incarceration for which a corporation can be penalized by fine or forfeit, or for which a juvenile can be adjudged delinquent or transferred to criminal court for prosecution.” Cyber Bullying happens on many of the most common places online activity occurs. This includes blogging on places like My Space or Facebook but is also common in chat instant messaging, emails, and message boards. Cyber Bullying affects anyone involved mainly middle and high school adolescents driving many to depression. Cyber Bullying have driving many to suicide. Bullying has led to suicides all across the world.
Bullying is an emotionally draining issue, common all over the world in today’s society. Described as repeated verbal, physical, social or psychological behavior that is harmful, it involves the misuse of power by an individual or group towards one or more persons. Bullying can have long-term effects on those involved (Bullying No Way!). People of all ages can be bullied in a multitude of ways; from face to face, (such as name calling or physical harm), indirect methods such as spreading rumors, or cyber bullying, which is a fairly new but sometimes considered the worst form. Bullying has been an issue for decades but in the last ten to twenty years, we have seen a steady increase in this epidemic.
Should Students who commit cyberbullying be suspended from school? Cyberbullying is known as harassment and online bullying by peers. Cyberbullying is the largest online danger among kids. Social networking has taken the culture of youth by storm. How can we as victims, witnesses, or observers make a change to cyberbullying ?
Bullying: How You Can Save a Life Sadly, bullying has become a harsh reality in today’s modern world. In the age of technology and the Internet where anything can be said within the press of a button without regards to another’s feelings, bullying has become a big problem both online and off-line. In response to this issue, many schools and universities are more aware of bullying, resulting in strict anti-bullying rules. Bullying has a destructive psychological effect on today’s youth and tomorrow’s adults. Studies show that one out of four children are bullied (Words Can Kill).
Cyber bullying has been clarifying as the method for transmitting data and correspondence advances to talk about quickly and deliberately the conduct and activity of an individual or a gathering that has a goal to damage and hurt others (Teasley, 2013). Digital harassing is chiefly a subject to supervision towards an individual and not against a gathering of individuals (Juvonen and Gross, 2008; Raskauskas and Stolz, 2007; Slonje and Smith, 2008). The vast majority of the casualties of digital harassing are between 12 to 18 years of age (Lenhart, 2007; Mitchell, Finkelhor and Becker-Nonchalant, 2007; Schrock and Boyd, 2010; Vandebosch et al., 2006). Digital harassing is characterized as more genuine contrasted with the customary tormenting that we can see anyplace. A domineering jerk can assault his casualty at whatever time he needs as a result of the propelled innovation that we have in the cutting edge times (Beran and Li, 2005; Livingstone, 2006; Patchin and Hinduja, 2006; Shariff, 2008).
Many teens are the victims as well as the culprits. When they begin posting hurtful notes they don’t stop and think, “Wait this person might have serious personal problems” or “Hey, what if they sent his message to me?” Most adolescents disregard the fact that there is another person on the other side of the message and they have feelings just like any other person. Research shows that many cases of cyber bullying lead to suicide or depression in teenagers. If parents monitor their child’s activities on the computer, rates for suicide and depression would see a steady decline. Another way children abuse their privileges by lying about their age to get access to social websites.