Cause And Effect On Cyber Bullying

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According to Microsoft’s Global Youth Online Behaviour Survey of 25 countries, India has the third highest cyberbullying rate with 53 per cent of respondents, after China (70 per cent) and Singapore (58 per cent). In recent years, cyberbullying has become a dominant problem, having an affect on most of the youth. Cyberbullying is a more intense form of the traditional bullying, going well beyond the confined physical regions of a workplace or a school,often leading to a victimn having no escape from it. It provides the bully with the capability of embarrassing or hurting the target person in an online forum or post, inciting violence in some way, especially in the world of social networking sites. Although cyberbullying doesnt happen in person, the effect of it in a psychological aspect or emotional aspect is just as devastating or even more, in the long term. Cyberbullying is a more intense form of the traditional bullying, going well beyond the confined physical regions of a workplace or a school,often leading to a victimn having no escape from it. It provides the bully with the capability of embarrassing or hurting the target person in an online forum or post, inciting violence in some way, especially in the world of social networking sites. And in the electronic world, bullies can always be anonymous. For example, by use of dummy mail IDs, fake names in IM, chat rooms, text messages and many other places on the internet and hence remain completely unknown; this can
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