Cyber Bullying Speech

1254 Words6 Pages
Introduction: Terrifying Technology
We all use technology everyday. Toddlers play on their parents’ ipads. School kids have their textbooks on tablets. Teenagers live out their lives on social media. Adults use technology to keep track of appointments, set alarms, and stay-in-touch with friends. But is technology really safe?
Technology is extremely dangerous. It can be used for good or bad. Social media does everything from damage your reputation to insult your pictures. You can find all sorts with danger; from online stalking to Human Flesh Search Engines. This blog tries to protect you from those dangers.
Lesson 1: Social media Safety
1. Online Disinhibition Effect
a) To understand this, we must first understand harassing or “Flaming”.
…show more content…
For example, a few weeks ago in September, the Hunger Games star, Jennifer Lawrence, had her nude selfies leaked all over the media by an anonymous group called 4CHAN.
Andrea Blignaut
Lesson 4: Sympathizing with Cyber Bullying
We all know cyber bullying. We have heard the talks, and seen the videos, and heard of the consequences. But do we actually know what cyber bullying is?
Cyberbullying is when a child, preteen or even teen 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. It has to have a minor on both sides, or at least be instigated by a minor against another minor. Once adult become involved, it is plain and simple cyber-harassment or cyberstalking. (anonymous, 2013)
“But, Andrea, I don’t get it. Why cyberbully if you can just punch someone in the face?”
That is a good question, random asker. Why cyberbully? The answer comes down to a few things. If you’re asking, “Why bully at all?” children are sometimes egged on by anger, frustration or hatred. Sometimes, kids just do it because they’re bored. If you’re asking, “Why bully online?” the answer is more apparent. It all boils down to one thing.
You can be

More about Cyber Bullying Speech

Open Document