Cyberbullying

By: Kenzie Verlander

Definition:   

* Cyber bullying is a form of bullying but with the use of online such as social medias, texting and using emails

Interesting facts:

#1 Nearly 35% of kids have been threatened online and almost 1/5 have had it happen more than once.

#2 Being ignored and disrespected were the most common forms of cyber bullying.

#3. Nine out of ten middle school students have had their feelings hurt online. 4.

#4 About 75% have visited a Web site bashing another student. 5.

#5 4/10 middle school students have had their passwords stolen and changed by a bully who then locked them out of their own account or sent communications posing as them. 6. About 21% of kids have received mean or threatening e-mails.

How does my topic happen/ what causes it?

Cyber bullying happens when one person starts an argument on a social media or other interacting pages, Then someone will bring it up at school so people will cause more drama. The person that it happens to will be embarrassed and not want to be bullied or go to school cause she will be afraid. Sometimes people will try or cause suicide because of bullies and what they do. It is uncalled for and people should be ashamed to do this.

What are symptoms and signs of my topic?

 • appears to be nervous or jumpy while text message, or Email appears and stops using the computer

• appears uneasy about going to school

• appears to be angry, depressed, or frustrated after using the computer

• avoids discussions about what they are doing on the computer

Who tries to help people who suffer from this? what do they do to help?

* Parents help there child if they were interacted with cyber bullying by deleting there number,email account, or any social medias they can also help by comforting them to get through is a respectful and kind manner

* Counselor can help while at school try to prevent physical bullying if needed and try to work things out with the person who did it and the victim.

* Organizations will also help with the victim and bully to work things out, outside of school help the relationship between the two people.

Why it is important for people to know about my topic?

So that people will know how much it hurts people and the results of what people do according to suicide or extreme sicknesses. people suffer and don't want to come to school to even get out of the house because they are scared,  afraid and mostly embarrassed because of a social media and other services. Nobody would want to hurt people in these way and no body should.

 

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