Individuals should be prosecuted for statements made on social media. Statements made on social media can cause more than just emotional pain; it can also cause physical pain. Children/Adolescents can get injured because of cyberbullying. In “The Dangers of Cyberbullying” it says “Cyberbullying can also lead to kids getting physically hurt”. Cyberbullying can make a person feel less human, which could lead to them
Nathan Welmaker ELA p. 1/2 1/26/16 Prosecution of Cyberbullies Cyberbullying is explained and illustrated with examples such as writing hurtful comments, posting embarrassing pictures, media fraud, and any time technology is used to harm another person. Right off the bat, cyberbullying has been proved prosecution worthy. Cyberbullying is inescapable, harmful, and common. Opposing views state that “unplugging” is possible but with the reliance on technology it’s nearly impossible. Firstly, cyberbullying is inescapable.
Cyberbullying is a huge problem in our society because it can cause harm to teens (Jeff White). Getting cyberbullied is a huge deal because it can cause depression and teens can think about harming themselves. Teens don’t feel comfortable with telling their parents about being bullied, thus never getting help with the issue and it can continue to occur (Jeff White). Telling a parent about being cyberbullied is the difficult thing to say to parents it’s like a big step to take. Cyberbullying is getting bullied through social media, kids get bullied and fear if they tell their parents they wouldn’t be able to use their technology
The effects of cyberbullying are common. Kids who are cyberbullied are more likely to, Skip school, have drugs and alcohols Addiction, increase in-person bullying, don’t want to attend classes, poor grade, Have lower self-respect and have more health problems. (Department of Health & Human,
Cyber bullying is a very dangerous way of bullying kids and teens. Every year about 95% of kids and teens who use technology and social media websites have been affected by cyber bullying. Cyber bullying is dangerous because it can cause psychological problems especially to kids and teens because of their young age. Cyber bullying can be done through different types of technology such as computer, phones, tablets, and can also be done through social media websites. One example of cyber bullying is using facebook and making fun of a person constantly and posting pictures without their knowledge of you posting it.
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. Cyberbullying has been an issue, in the United States as well as everywhere throughout the world.
The Cyber bullying is a fact that negatively affects teenagers, both men and women around the world. This is a “trendy attack” the worst is that this type of aggression can make an even greater psychological disturbance that produces a face-to-face, for the insults and cyber bullying is much cruelty in new technologies with which most teenagers live in their daily lives. As technology advances and progresses, evidenced by the thousands of cases of this new methodology to attack people. Threats, photographs stolen or taken out of context, and toxic language, cyber bullying seeks to humiliate and ridicule. Facebook, emails and text messages are their platform.
How can it happen? Cyber-bullying is the form of harassment that happens to youngsters who login online with the intention of social connections. The dangers behind cyber-bullying can cause stress and anxiety that the victim might falls under with. Imagine being harassed constantly during lunch hour in school, in class, on
Kowalski, Limber & Agatson (2012) research suggest that the perpetrators of cyber bullying shared feelings of gratification and or revenge as motivations for their actions. Offenders tend to act out their fantasies. In extreme cases, bullying can become disastrous for teenagers, resulting in long term consequences. Teenagers feel forced to protect themselves by carrying weapons for protection or seek revenge. Although the internet has become an excellent environment for ideas and thoughts, it has become a common ground for cacophony of misery.
Social media, particularly Facebook, tend children who use it more often to become narcissistic, antisocial, and aggressive. It can also impact their learning since media can be distracting. In accordance with Clarke-Pearson & O’Keeffe (2011), digital media can be used to communicate false, embarrassing, or malicious information about another person. Cyberbullying is a quite common online risk and can occur to any young person online. It can cause a child to experience psychosocial outcome, including severe isolation that may lead to suicide.