Michelle Dean, the author of “ The Amanda Todd Story”(2012), wrote this article to highlight and inform readers about the case of 15 year old Amanda Todd, who was cyber bullied online and ultimately hung herself in her bedroom closet. The author uses pathos and logos in order to reach an audience who might feel trapped and reclused like Amanda might have. The author ultimately informs the reader, so that they can seek help. Michelle Dean starts off by giving Todd’s background(logos), where she it describes her as “ostracized”, or closed off from society. It was said that she was being followed around on the internet by a man from the Netherlands.
According to the Kamaron Institute, “Cyber bullying often takes the form of cyber gossip, where damaging context is based on whim; not facts, and is posted on social networking sites such as Instagram and Facebook” (Ross 1). Bullying takes a heavy toll on the victims no matter how they are bullied. Cyber-gossip is one of the most frequent forms of bullying because it takes place over a screen. According to a study by the National Institute of Health, “Subjects of rumors were bullied frequently by 17 percent and overall bullied ever by 59.9 percent” (Nansel et al. 1).
Nevertheless, every year thousands of women, all over the world, are victims of sexual assault due to this discusting practice. However, even being more exposed to this crime while travelling, this is also something that can happen in your hometown while hanging out with your friends. If a strange might add sedatives to your drink in order to render you unconscious and assault you – rape and robbery. A friend might spike your drink in order to “help you” having a good time of just for fun – the so called “prank spiking”.
The person added all her facebook friends and her school to the like page. Then the photo was sent to over 280 people on her facebook friends. That was her biggest breaking point. Nothing was done about it and it seemed to never end for her. With this being said, Amanda did not feel safe at school.
The visual images have the ability to speak louder than words. It is by this characteristic, that many values in the present day are ignored. The use of social media for advertising purposes is raising ethical concerns since the right information gets in the head of malicious users. Various websites, like Wikileaks, have been seen to leak very confidential information to the public. This has translated to psychological stress to the victims, an event that psychologists say can cause trauma.
Another fact is shown in the: text “The Dangers of Cyberbullying,” it says “Technology has become an essential part of our society and our homes’ use of technology has extended beyond being just simple entertainment”. This means that children/adolescents use technology for basic things, so they will be tempted to use the device to check their social media. Individuals should be prosecuted for cyberbullying because they shouldn’t be able to just get away with making someone else have negative emotions about themselves and as a result, end their lives because of how someone might have made fun of them and made them feel less
The Bystander Effect: A Result of a Human Drive Repetitive cries and screams for help were heard in Kew Gardens, New York on the Friday night of March 13th in 1964. As the 28-year-old Kitty Genovese was approaching her doorstep, an attacker –Winston Moseley- came from behind and started to stab her repeatedly. Despite her loud calls for help, turning on the bedroom lights along the neighborhood is all what her calls were capable of. None of the thirty nearby neighbors wanted to go under the spotlight of answering the call of duty so it wasn’t before 20 minutes when the anonymous hero that lived next door decided to call the police. It was four years later when our victim’s story became the perfect example to explain the social psychological
(“Cyber”) Some people ask, what is cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is bullying between two minors, not adults! If an adult is being bullied online it is not called cyberbullying, only between two minors is it called cyberbullying. This is when a minor will embarrass or threaten another using the internet. Cyberbullying sometimes leads to death;
On top of this cyber bullies can seem much more intimidating because children don 't know who is bullying them and victims feel like they don 't have a way of figuring it out. According to Lia Rainal, member of the website youth panel, “Anonymous internet users, can come in many forms from people stirring up trouble to hateful bullies on personal sites.” (1) Cyber Bullies can take control of their victims through technology because to the victim they can seem invisible As you can see anonymous cyber bullies are much more dangerous than traditional bullies. In many ways that include making the victims feel lost and making the victims feel like they are hopless.
They start to notice how their kids start to act around certain people, they also notice it when they try to talk to their son or daughter and they keep a minimum talk. The act of cyber bullying can result into a charge of juvenile delinquency, they usually don 't give you a verbal warning they just do it. A school teen that has experienced cyberbullying from an anonymous person they will most likely feel helpless and isolated during the attack, sometimes the hurting message sent to them can be permanent and be real difficult for them to remove
Many teens all around the world commit suicide as a result of cyberbullying over the internet. People can also take movies too seriously at times. It can make them reenact scenes out of violent and horror movies. One important form of media that every parent should be concerned about is the type of video games that allow their children to play. The content of the games say eighteen and over for a reason.
Cyber bullying is when you get online, either on a game or texting, and you start saying mean things to someone. According to ‘Tales of Bullying’ some people use the internet to bully because they don’t want to see the pain they cause on other people. Cyber bullying is just as bad as bullying someone in
That’s why social media is bad for our society if u can just think about it kids, teens, and adults all post things like their pictures their location and sometimes where they live on social media. So if and criminal or and sexual predictor gets your information and try to kill you or rob you it will be all your fought because you gave up your information but if you not on social media sites you will be safe