Kids Health from Nemours: “gives us several ways we can help our children avoid being cyberbullied: Block the bully. Most devices have settings that allow you to electronically block emails, IMs, or texts from specific people. Limit access to the internet, social media or technology. Although it 's hurtful, many kids who are bullied can 't resist the temptation to check websites or phones to see if there are new messages. Kids health advised us to keep the computer in a public place in the house (no laptops in children 's bedrooms) and put limits on the use of cell phones and games.
People surrounding a depressed person have a huge influence on how the victim could cope up with the situation, some people tend to have high expectations and sometimes they would pressure the victim, which can make the victim even more depressed. Though, depression can also be the effect of puberty, such as hormonal changes and such. Peer pressure and parents/teachers forcing the teen to have higher grades causes stress in general and adds up to cause depression. Having a rough or traumatic childhood can also cause depression, such as physical and verbal abuse from a parent or someone close to the victim. Depressed teens feel like they 're lonely and no one understands them.
Depression causes kids to do bad things like commit suicide, harm others, and harm themselves. In the article(too much television can make children mentally ill-telegraph) it says ”a study found:other things being equal, the more a child is exposed to the media(television and internet), the more materialistic they become.” Materialism causes a child to focus on materials that make them think they're cool but they feel depressed in the end because they ruin their close relationships with family and friends. Anger issues cause children to fight and attempt to harm others. In the article(television, commercials, and your child psychology today)it says “In a research study following 707 children over the course of 17-year period, early tv viewing is strongly linked to later aggressive behavior even when other contributing factors such as parental neglect, neighborhood violence, and parental income were taken into consideration.” This shows that the amount of advertisements on tv can cause children in their later lives to harm others which can get them into
Cyberbullying is actually a really big issue for kids and teens today. It is easier to get cyber bullied today and to cyber bully than it was about 10 years ago thanks to cell phones. Cell phones and smartphones can connect to the internet and to social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram where lots of cyberbullying takes place. This is one of the reasons why many parents do not allow their children to have a phone or even a social media account. These parents are afraid of the risks of giving their children access to a phone and/or a social media account.
Innumerable amounts of students have been consumed by a certain platform, that even causes some of its users to end their lives to escape their suffering. Social media is causing unneeded stress on youngsters, and it has a negative effect on mental health. Those who believe that social media is a way for students to make friends and stay connected are faulty. The use of social media should be banned from minors because it can lead to childhood depression, has the potential to be addicting, and many kids or teens don’t know how to responsibly use it, giving away too much personal information. One of the reasons why minors should be prohibited from creating social media accounts is because use of social media can lead to depression.
Statistics show that "one in three people aged between 11 to 17 are cyber bullied, with girls three times more likely ( Doucet). This is a huge amount of teenagers being affected with a very serious issue. Cyberbullying often causes depression, isolation, and poor academic performance. Depression, Isolation and poor academic performance are all things that affects someone 's future. If you are sad and don’t interact with people when you are younger chances are it will be hard when you are older too.
The best way for parents to do that is to know who their children are getting involved with, because a lot of the times when children are getting involved with drugs, they are often pressured by their peers which usually include their friends. Another possible reason why children would resort to drugs is because of depression which commonly is due to bullying, especially in the case of teenagers. Drugs causes people to age faster, great unrepairable damage to the brain cells which can cause loss of memories and a decreasing rate in the intelligence level of an individual. They can cause a person to have suicidal thoughts which can lead to potential suicide. Drugs can also cause depression, loss of respect, loss of reputation and can be a great problem for one’s financial life.
Teenagers are the most risky age because in this age they learn how to interact with people and build relationships. Second, it causes crimes towards children. Using social media can be harmful and not good for children unless parents watch their children and what they are doing online. There Is a study who said that 93% of children between the ages 12 – 17 use the internet and 63% from them use it daily.it is also dangerous for children who search for not good websites and that sometimes cause a psychological problems in their minds. Third, it leads to identity theft.
Intro :Cyberbullying has been a tool for bullies to gang up on kids and send or even threaten them by saying mean and scary comments or text.You may have heard of it and know it’s impacts and causes.It may not sound violent but it’s here is why in the following im going to explain why cyberbullying is such a challenge to teens nowadays. Body #1:Cyberbullying mainly deals with a certain target audience group,It deals with teens and at that age they can feel depression about any insults given to them.I’ve seen many stories about teens commiting suicide because of this situation and the question is how has technology been challenging to a teenager more than anything.So to me this may be challenging to a teen because of how they look in school
Mean messages and threats are the most frequent ways of bullying between young people. Research also indicated that girls are more likely to be victims of bullying on social media networks than boys. More than half on bullied students feel hopeless so they do not tell anyone when cyber bullying occurs and stay quiet about their problems. Even though many people try to ignore bullies and stay strong, cyber bullying often lead them to very serious mental issues such as anxiety, insomnia or depression and can also have a long-term damage on teenagers’ self-esteem. Cyber bullying victims are two to nine times more likely to commit suicide than people who do not experience bullying on the internet.