According to the video Cyberbully Virus at least 42% of kids/teenagers have been bullied online. According to www.verywell.com, students are bullied in many different ways including their religion, sexual orientation, race, physical features, and more. Students might become a bully because they have a bad life at home or they had been bullied in another time in their life. According to www.eschooltodaycom, lack of attention from friends, parents or teachers can make a person bully you, just to feel popular and seen as 'tough ' or 'cool ' and in charge. Some kids have learned to bully from others (parents, brothers or sisters, friends).They have seen them getting their way by being angry or pushing other people around.
The article Magid: Cyber security and bullying prevention are linked written by Larry Magid brings up cyber security and reveals how it is related to bullying prevention. While many are unaware that, “October is both National Bullying Prevention Month and National Cyber Security Awareness Month” this article brings the two topics together(Magid). People impersonating others on their social media accounts is a major way that the two topics connect and it begins when someone knows or discovers your credentials to log into specific accounts. While they can look for the credentials or get on your device while you are not in the room people can also bully a person to give them their password. Children and teens can feel peer pressure or extremely bullying when someone is trying to get a hold of their credentials.
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.
Proponents on the use of phones argue that phones provide a safe space for people to spread and share positivity. However, in our generation cell phones are a place where people hide behind screens and hurt others, through cyber bullying, hacking and even online stalking. These acts have caused cell phones to ruin our generation. Phones have been used to dehumanize others through the act of cyberbullying, causing a variety of mental health issues. For example, in the article “Cyber Bullying: Just as Bad, Maybe Even Worse¨ the author Alicia Jones states,¨Cyber bullying can be very damaging to adolescents and teens.
Many believe that technology in the hands of young kids is dangerous because it exposes them to things kids their age should not yet be exposed to. The internet exposes kids to inappropriate content such as cursing and inappropriate jokes. Children tend to copy what they see. So, when kids watch Youtubers who curse, they will then start to curse. One could say that the Internet is to blame for this kid’s bad habit of cursing.
The Mc Martin Trials Mass hysteria has been known to influence people’s behavior throughout history. There are many known cases in the world; for instance, there is the infamous Salem Witch trials, a mass delusion that killed over 40 people in 1692. It is believed to have such power that it can pilot entire nations. One of the best known cases in mass delusions in the past decades in the United States happened in the small town of Manhattan Beach in California in 1983. Virginia Mc Martin, founder of the Mc Martin preschool, jointly with her family and staff were accused of child molestation, sodomy and satanic ritual abuse toward their students.
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. These people may lack attention and supervision from relatives, so they start leaning on the
In the movie Cyberbully, directed by Charles Biname, a teen girl named Taylor Hillridge faced cyberbullying. Her little brother made a fake profile talking badly about her because she didn 't make him a profile. Everyone at her high school saw the mean comments and started to make fun of her. Her best friend Samantha, decides to make a fake profile of a boy who Taylor then shares all of her secrets with not even knowing it 's her best friend. Taylor then makes a video reporting she doesn 't have a reason to live anymore and wants to kill herself.
The second type is cyber-bullying which is some form of aggression toward a person that intends to cause harm via technology. (Hemphill, Tollit & Kotevski, 2012). So it could be sending a mean text message or posting an inappropriate picture of someone on Facebook, or perhaps exposing on social media someone’s deep dark secret. The third type of bullying is relational aggression. Relational aggression is the “harming [of] others through purposeful manipulation and damage of their peer relationships” (Hemphill, Tollit & Kotevski, 2012, pg.
“Young people are turning to the internet to learn about sex and relationships. We know they are frequently stumbling across porn, often unintentionally, and they are telling us very clearly that this is having a damaging and upsetting effect on them” said Dame Esther Rantzen, founder of ChildLine. Hence this addiction leads to children acting violently in school with their class