It is a rapidly growing concern among parents that needs to be terminated before it gets out of hand. Online crimes should not be ignored, as the world is becoming globalized, internet and other harmful technology need to be regulated to hold good morals. Internet bullying affects children and teenagers causing several unnecessary deaths. Preventing cyberbullying would minimize unnecessary stress disorders and morley death among
Cyberbullying is a major problem that can only be solved by educating the world’s population. If we understand the forms of cyberbullying, how it can take place, and how it affects both the bully and the victim, we will be better able to take care of the problem. One out of the many types of cyberbullying is outing. Outing is when the bully shares pictures and personal information that not all people would want to be shared with or showed to anyone else (5 Different Types of Cyberbullying). A person is considered “outed” when the pictures or messages are on the internet through any website or social media.
Cyber bullying is defined as a form of bullying or harassment using electronic means. There is an ability to remain an anonymous contributor. When remaining anonymous, nobody knows who is hiding behind the screen it leads more children to electronically bully others, as they think no one will know who it is. Today, cyber bullying has become increasingly common, especially among teenagers. It is also believed that these cyberbullies are being hurt themselves, from a complex home life, or even being bullied themselves.
Cyberbully can cause mental health problems and/or young people may experience bullying because of their mental health issues (Chisholm, 2014). As a victim have been cyberbullied repeatedly, they are most likely to experience a mental disturbance. This happened because they feel too stressful due to the pressure from the anonymity perpetrators that continuously harass them. The crucial part is when the victims unable to control their pressure until they do something that harm themselves such as committing suicide which are not supposed to happen. Cyberbullying is not thought to be part of normal development and exposure to cyberbullying is known to be harmful and can increase the risk of suicidal ideation (Donegan, 2012).
This is demonstrated in the cartoon, “Cyberspace Bullying”, which depicts a teacher talking about preventing cyberbullying as one of her students is running to bully another student in person (Wilcox). The cartoon is a statement that no matter what regulations are put in place, some form of bullying will still occur. However, cyberbullying is generally more common than in-person bullying. A cause of this could be the fact that “cyberbullies… think they are anonymous” (Cyberbullying). When a person thinks they cannot be caught, they are more likely to do worse than they would in person, where they could be seen.
Since the coming of apps such as Facebook and Snapchat, it has been effortless for people to be ill-mannered and nasty to others without the guilt they would normally feel with human interaction off the web. To see their victims’ face fall, and fill with despair and deep sadness. Teenagers are suffering self-image issues, and the percentage of depression in teens has steadily risen since the use of communication on laptops and phones became elementary. This day and age of technology has brought on a new form of bullying, a more efficient way to tear people down emotionally, and that is why everyone should work diligently towards solving this cyber problem. Everyone has some form of technology, and phones and laptops are the updated version
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. It can lead to anxiety, depression, and even suicide. Also, once things are circulated on the Internet, they may never disappear, resurfacing at later times to renew the pain of cyber bullying.¨ Due to the dehumanization process that cyberbullying causes it has a tremendous effect of one 's health and their mental stability. Also if it were not for cyberbullying, suicide caused by mental health issue rates would go down a shocking 40%. Cell phones have created a platform where cyberbullying is used to hurt people 's feeling, which results in a huge amount
The internet is something that is world wide, where everybody can see what’s going in the everyday life. Therefor if someone is being bullied over the internet it would drive them to commit suicide. Reason why it would is because they have been put down and laughed at from people all over. Becoming depressed is something that start at school by being bullied by the ones who think they are better than others in many ways to get their self of steam up. When you have difficult situations with family such as not being accepted for liking the sex you like or because of you being held to a different stander to them etc.. Ryan Halligan was born on December 18, 1989 in Poughkeepsie, NY just a week before Christmas.
Emotional abuse to teenagers including rejecting their requests, ignoring their existence, corrupting their mind, terrorizing them, isolating them away from the society, verbally assaulting them, denying abuses to them, and minimizing the rights of teenagers. All these behaviours cause depression because teenagers might continuously feel unwanted and neglected by people around them especially their family (TeenHelp, n.d.). Furthermore, physical abuse also causes depression as abused teenagers always feel vulnerable because they could not get any help from others to escape away from this situation (Brames, n.d.). Physical abuse can be easily found by injuries on the body, such as scars and wounds that were caused by the hit from the abuser (Greenwood, n.d.). Thus, depression among teenagers is caused by mental and bodily
Firstly, cyber terrorism is more cost efficient technique than the other methods implemented by terrorists. Terrorists now would only need a device that could connect to the Internet or other internal connection to cause damage contrast to need of buying expensive explosives to cause harm to large number of people. Secondly, cyber terrorism is more pseudonymous than the old terrorist methods. Most of terrorists conceal their names under common names on the Internet or enter a website as a guest user making it difficult for Government agencies like FBI to track down the details of the terrorists. Thirdly, the terrorist can access their target groups from a remote location and there is no need for them to employ thousands of people and send them to different locations to create damage.