Cyberbullying On Teenagers

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1.0 Introduction

This report is about the impacts of cyberbullying on teenagers.It aims to raise awareness about the seriousness of it and also allowing people to know how they can prevent it from happening in the future.Cyberbullying,as suggested by its name,is a form of bullying where the victim is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another child, preteen or teen using the Internet, interactive and digital technologies or mobile phones.The number of cases involving cyberbullying has also increased overtime,indicating that this is serious problem that has to be addressed as soon as possible.The examples of cyberbullying include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on
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Kids who are cyberbullied are often bullied in person as well.Additionally kids who are cyberbullied usually would have a harder time getting away from the behaviour.Cyberbullying is also different as it can happen 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.It can happen anytime even when you are sleeping or doing your homework or even at school.It can pratically reach the victim at anytime of the day be it day or night and even when they are alone.Cyberbullying videos,pictures,messages and rumours can be posted on social media websites anonymously can spread like wildfire online to many people out there using the social media.Some of the time it is also impossible to even trace down the source.It is also very hard for the victims to delete the inappropriate pictures,videos and messages after they have been posted online or sent as the people online could have already made a record of it or already saved it.The bully also only need a valid email address to create a fake profile online and bully without anyone knowing who is he.Because the comments and pictures are not related to their real account,they can do their bullying online freely without worrying about being exposed and without repercussions.Cyberbullies will also pick victims which live far aay from them so that the victim would not be able to hold them
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