Cyberbullying Persuasive Essay

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You walk down the hallways at school like you do every morning. You her other girls snicker as you walk by. The guys hangout out near the water fountain become silent as you walk by. You walk into the room of your first class and everyone stops what they are doing and stare at you. You have no idea why. Class ends, and you start making your way to your locker to get your book for the next class. You hear another group of girls talking. And you know the group of girls are talking about you. You hurry off to the class room. Thankfully your best friend is in the class with you this hour. You walk into the room and sit next to her. She leans over to you and tells you what everyone is talking about….This is how it could all start. A terrible spiral downward. ¶¶…show more content…
Continuous badgering is one of them. This is when someone continues to send offensive, insulting and/or threatening messages through either text, email or other instant messages. Another method is denigration. This involves degrading someone in effort to damage his or her reputation and friendships (Parks). According to a 2010 survey by the Cyberbullying Research Center, one in five youths between the ages of 10 and 18 have either been a victim or have participated in cyberbullying themselves. Cyberbullying affect about half of the teen in the United States according to the National Crime Prevention Association (Peterson). ¶¶According to a study released by the University of British Columbia, cyberbullying is a big problem, even more common than traditional bullying. About 25 to 30 percent of the young people surveyed admitted experiencing or taking part in cyberbullying, but only 12 percent said the same about traditional bullying (Lehmann). Some teens don’t think that they are doing any harm to others when they are online. They don’t see the person’s reaction; thus, some don’t realize they have taken it took far. ¶¶ Something we all go
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