“Cyber bullying include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles” (what is cyber bullying, n.d.). One of the hurting cyberbullying stories is Jessica Logan was an 18-year-old Sycamore High School senior who sent nude photo of herself to her boyfriend which was rapidly through hundreds of phones in at least seven Cincinnati-area high schools after the couple broke up and the cyberbullying continued through social network as Facebook and Myspace till the teen hanged herself up in her closet (The cyberbullying story, 2011). Cellphones and computers are not to be blamed since they could be entertaining devices that could connect friends but these tools are also capable to hurt people, so the user chooses which way to use the device. Cyberbullying have lots of effects on teens since they could start taking drugs and alcohol addiction, have lower self-esteem, skip school, and receive low grades. Cyberbullying is different than any other crime since it is easy to do, it could reach a person even if he/she is alone on any day and any time through a message or a picture that could be distributed to a large number of people with several minutes and impossible to know the source, and very difficult to delete after its been posted on any
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.
Personal safety for a website for young people Nowadays, young people from the age of 12 to 18 are constantly victims of different crimes from robbery to murder. A very common problem is cyber bulling or adults pretending to be teenagers and talking to younger girls online on different social websites. There has been a recent article on a young girl that was abducted from her house and was sexually molested by a 30 year old man who has been taking to her on a social website and pretended to be a 17 year old boy. This is because young people do not know or acknowledge the dangers of surfing the web, as they were not told or not educated about it. To prevent these parents should be more vigilant and monitor their children’s access to the web.
Cyberbullying: Victim, Predator, and Bystander Cyberbullying has received a great deal of media attention lately due to an increasing number of suicides by the victims. These victims are so traumatized by the relentless taunting they feel the only way to escape their predator is to kill their self. Does this make cyberbullying worse than face-to-face bullying psychologically? I think it is worse. The attempt at suicide almost doubles for victims of cyberbullying than their non-cyberbullied counterparts (Hinduja & Patchin, 2010).
Even though stats say something else, the media automatically portrays the teenagers as the bad guy. Eighty five percent of the murders are done by adults. With titles such as “children having sex” and “killer kids” it is clearly shows why such abuses are the key factors in violence, pregnancy, drug abuse and suicide among teenagers. ) This shows that what people assume to be reality, may in fact be incorrect. But these assumptions again are based off of what society
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. But not everyone feels this way; some people believe “the word is being overused, expanding, accordion like, to encompass both appalling violence or harassment and a few mean words” (Munk, page 1). But how can a word be overused when people are dying? When kids are so sick of being bullied they kill
Most teenagers in a European or western country owns a smartphone or a computer. This will automatically result in the victims not being able to escape, from the hate and the discomfort they are being put into. Also the bullies are hard to find, as they have this online mask or username, so they remain anonymous. Aleks writes that he thinks, the problem with cyber-bullying is the fact that you are anonymous. This digital mask, which the writer mentions, is the biggest problem.
Examples are instant messaging, text messaging, blog, emails, etc. cyber bullying through proxy is when the bully gets someone else to do their dirty work. Cyber bullying by proxy is consider the most dangerous type do cyber bullying because adults often get involved and majority of the time the adults are unaware that they are bullying a child. Statistics says that nearly 46% of kids have been bullied online. 70% of students report seeing bullying online.
Nina ends her article with three cases of cyberbullying causing the victim to commit suicide. The second text is an article written by a cyber-bully called Aleks Krotoski. Actually he was not as much of a cyber-bully as he was a teenager who enjoyed being antisocial on the internet. At least we are given to understand that not actually hate on someone because any racial or religious reasons. Either way he tells the story of how he discovered the internet and how he could simply hide behind his digital mask and saying things he probably wouldn’t have said if he was confronted with these people in real life.
There are many situations and causes that lead to date rape. Parties that include alcohol or drugs or being alone and unsupervised on a date with a person someone just met. There might not even be a cause just that the person was a dangerous person. Most victims of rape are women. The men that rape women do it to feel powerful and in control.