Social media is now a major outlet for bullying. Bullying has always been a problem, but not until the twenty-first century has it been on something that isn’t reality: the internet. Bullies can do things online like name calling, gossiping, or posting embarrassing or personal pictures. This is easier for bullies because it is behind a screen, they don’t have to see what harm they are causing by bullying online. It is the main form of bullying in 2016.
Bullying is a major issue facing today’s youth. Over the course of the past few years bullying has become such a concern that many states have adopted laws against it. However, the issue evolves as time goes on and now cyber bullying exists. Cyber bullies can insult others over the internet with no need to be nearby the person they are insulting.
This is the first century and technology has never been better. It has become so advanced that it has opened up opportunities for jobs, learning, and bullying. It is now easier than ever to bully someone all hours of the day, and to make the bullying follow them wherever they go. Cyberbullying never used to be much of a problem, in fact it didn’t use to exist. But now with all the new technology, and all the freedom online cyber bullying happens everyday.
Fast innovations, such as the Internet, are constantly changing how people interact. Although this development has been approved human beings to make great progress in many areas, they have also allowed the form of violation to become more widespread. This is evident when looking at how traditional bullying has grown became today's issue known as cyberbullying. Although bullying and cyberbullying are often similar in shape and their technique also has a lot of difference. Unlike traditional bullying, cyberbullying allows offenders to close his identity behind the computer.
A woman named Brittany Maynard chose to end her life after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. In the article, My right to death with dignity at 29 Brittany Maynard explains (2014), “I am not suicidal. If I were, I would have consumed that medication long ago. I do not want to die. But I am dying.
Bullying Can Be Prevented Bullying is a form of violence to pick on victims because they are different from their bullies, have insecurity/jealousy or home problems. The hate towards their victim has something to do with the victim having an unusual gift or being intelligent the bullies has yet to become. It is important that this behavior should be prevented or it will become worse. Bullying is one of the main issues public and private schools have to face on a day-to-day basis. When the bully takes it too far, the victim snaps and retaliates by fighting him/her back physically or verbally.
Cyber Bullying has become an increasing problem in our society that threatens physical and emotional harm to ever greater numbers of young people. The sad fact is, some youths are so deeply affected by the negative influence of bullying that they have taken their own lives. Although suicides represent a rare and extreme reaction to bullying, it is a real issue that our children are facing today. Cyberbullying is often a factor in young people becoming depressed and having low self-esteem.
Cyber bullying have become a big problem in our community these day where nothing has been done about it. Cyber bullying are bullying that take place around our community/ environment where kids are threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or targeted by another child using the source of Internet or mobile phones. According to the article '' Two Girl Arrested In Teen's Suicide'' by Steve Almasy was published on 10 /16 / 2013.
Billy goes to school everyday frightened of what will happen to him because of a kid that won’t stop bullying him. Billy told the teacher and his parents. He thought the kid would stop, but it only made his problem worse for Billy. Now, Billy has to give the kid 5 twinkies each day. Billy feels alone and needs someone to lean on. People like Billy feel like they don’t have a voice to tell someone about someone who is bullying them. Or they don’t want help and think they can face it themselves. Bullying causes people to feel alone, feel depressed and stressed out, and it might cause a child to commit suicide or think about it. It’s hard to face a bully and or tell someone you 're hurting because of a bully.
Bullying is a widespread problem in our schools and communities and has a negative impact on students’ right to learn in a safe and secure environment without fear. It is a process in which one person repeatedly uses his/her superior strength or influence to mistreat, attack or force another person to do something (Van der Werf, 2014). Bullying or peer victimization is now recognized as a complex and pervasive problem (Beran, 2009). It is an ongoing problem that is not restricted by age, race, gender or class. This behavior generally takes one of four forms, physical such as assault, verbal which involves threats or insults, social which entails exclusion or rumor spreading, and cyber which includes aggressive texts or social network posts
The most frequently noted topics of cyberbullying is romantic relationships, friendships, sexual activity, and personal appearance. Every child has their own demons and weaknesses and when one of their “topics” are targeted on an online setting it makes it nearly impossible to escape. Bully’s target kids that can’t fend for themselves
On November 1, 2014, just shy of her 30th birthday, a young woman named Brittany Maynard, utilized Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act to end her life. She had been diagnosed with an aggressive, terminal cancer just eleven months earlier. After having brain surgery in an attempt to stop the growth of the tumor, the tumor came back and doctors only gave her six months to live. With no cure her only option was radiation that could leave her scalp with first-degree burns and her hair singed off. Brittany and her family decided that radiation was not worth the physical and emotional pain it would cause.
They can use any methods which may cause terrible damage for the sufferers’ mind, just to diminish the social status of whom they are bullying. In general, the goal to be achieved is raising and spreading their own power and dishonoring the others. Lastly, the motivation of online bullying is to ease the boredom. It may not surprising that the minority of perpetrators see this cruelty as the source of entertainment and others are too cowed to protest.