Essay about Cyber Bullying
There does not have to be one clear victim in cyber bullying. The two sides can switch roles back and forth; alternating positions of superiority. There are serious threats involved and generally they are not a one-time thing. It is often a repeated event and can even contain terrifying death threats. Cyber bullying allows for those not necessarily intimidating in appearance to release bottled up anger, frustration, and …show more content…
Cyber-Bullying Getting Bigger: Studies indicate that cyber-bullying incidents have quadrupled in five years. A 2000 survey by the Crimes Against Children Research center at the University of New Hampshire reported 6 % of young people had experienced some form of cyber-bullying. In 2005, studies of 1500 Internet-using adolescents found that over one-third had been cyber bulled and half of those admitted to cyber-bullying others (Hinduja and Patchin, In Review.) A 2005 study by National Children’s Home Charity revealed that 20% had been cyber-bullying victims. A 2004 survey conducted by i-Safe America of 1556 adolescents found that 42 % had been bullied online.
How Cyber-Bulling Messages Are Communicated: * Text or digital imaging messages sent on cell phones * e-mails * instant messaging * web pages * web logs (blogs), * chat rooms or discussion groups, and * other