Bullying And Its Effects On The Victim Essay

1304 Words Nov 29th, 2015 6 Pages
Bullying is one of the many factors that lead to teenage suicides and depression. Technology is developing new ways to communicate with others and is also opening up new opportunities for bullies to attack their victims without being seen. There are four major types of bullying; cyber, verbal, hidden and physical. Each type of bullying can vary in how each affects an individual mentally, but most of the effects are similar in each type. What exactly is bullying and how does it have an impact on the victim? Bullying is when an individual or a group of people repeatedly and intentionally cause harm to another person or group of people who feel helpless to respond. Bullying can continue over a period of time and is often hidden from adults. Bullying is not a single episodes of rejection or aggression. These actions can cause distress in an individual. However, they are not examples of bullying unless someone is deliberately and repeatedly doing them. Bullying can take place at home, in schools and even in a public area. There is no solution to end bullying, but there are solutions to lower the risks of individuals getting bullied. Roughly each house around the world has a source of technology that allows for online communication. Today, in the twenty-first century teenagers rely on social media to have a ‘life’ and to have friends. Most communication between teenagers is through the internet and bullies tend to find using the internet a better outlet instead of facing their…

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