Thanks to the internet, many aspects of life have changed. The internet has brought with its birth many positives and negatives. Cyberbullying just happens to be one of those negatives. Like traditional bullying, the main ones involved tend to be adolescents in middle school and high school. As teenagers are now allowed smart phones and have access to social media sites such as Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter, there is now a larger pool for bullies to pick their victims.
The world is being too dependent on technology, and now should be time for us to start changing. The use of technology is beneficial if it is used wisely and the people of today should comprehend that dependency on technology will sooner or later cause us to restrict our thinking. The skills to communicate and to think creatively are not solely enhanced by technology but through daily practice consistently. We are able to polish our creativity and communication skills by joining activities related to them, this includes giving a speech, public speaking or even reciting poetry! This not only helps to widen our knowledge but also develops our lateral thinking on how to impress others through our presentation.
Sometimes the bully will pretend to be someone else, one of the victim friends for example. The bully will spread lies, rumors, pictures of the victim, just to hurt him or her. Eighty-one percent of the people who bully think it is funny, so they continue to do it. (“Frequently”) There are two types of cyberbullying, direct and by proxy. Direct cyberbullying is when the bully sends the message directly to the victim.
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When it comes to cyberbullying, the victim would get harassed online from a classmate at school or elsewhere on social media. For instance, a person can get bullied on Facebook by a user saying cruel and disrespectful comments from another person’s post. As a result, the person will become depressed and insecure. On
Firstly, it used to be where cyberbullying was not as bad as it is now. For example, “Stopping the Spread of online abuse”, an article on SIRS, shares that it used to be kids would just get called names or blocked. Now, nearly one in five people between the ages of 15 and 29 have been bullied, harassed, or stalked on the internet in the past 5 years (“Stopping the Spread”). Thus, this point proves that cyberbullying has definitely escalated over the last few years. Secondly, “Stopping the Spread of online abuse”, reports physical assault and cyberbullying is linked to mental health issues later on in life.
As of 2004, an i-Safe America survey found that 42% of kids have been bullied online, while a greater 53% have admitted to cyberbullying someone else online; even still, 58% have opted to not share such experiences with their parents or an adult. Keep in mind that these statistics were discovered before Facebook and Twitter. The rise of the Internet and its solidified role in our modern lives have led to many discussions and arguments on the web - as well as the insults and harassment they produce. Cyberbullying is extremely pervasive among teenagers and often inflicts more damage than other types of bullying; attackers can be anonymous and strike whenever they please, creating both short-term and long-term problems for young people everywhere.
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Technology has made the world change in so many different ways, technology has made businesses more efficient, companies from different locations can communicate easily with each other through video conference. Technology has benefited humans through globalization, entertainment and accurate and speedy processing of information. Benefits Of Technology The entire population of the world depends directly or indirectly on technology. The use of technology has become part of everyone’s daily activity. In the past transportation was slow and people usually move to long distances on foot but, the modern means of transportation is more convenient and faster, you can cover several miles in few hours using airplanes, electric trains and so on.
Cyberbullying affects everyone. Whether it is those who are bullied, those who bully or the bystanders who witness the bullying. Teens who are constantly bullied experience negative physical, school and mental health difficulties. In fact, the number of teen suicides have increased since 1990 because of the Internet, primarily social media. Social media will continue to grow the power of technology.