Bullying And Social Media In The Story Of Phoebe Prince

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Many students in school would end up being bullied and harassed by another person that tends to do it because the bully feels they have the power to do. In many cases the bully does not understand what the person getting bullied goes through both at home and school. Bullies use multiplies way in which they victimize others to emotional abuse, physical abuse, or even both, one of which includes the use of social media. By utilizing this method to harass others, bullies feel a certain affirmation in their authority where the bully think they have the ability to speak however they want without explicitly verbally abusing their victim. Social media is a impact on everyone life, especially teenagers. Social media plays a big factor in teens life. …show more content…
The impact of one being harassed and bully is bad. This is because they have to go through so much hate and means comments from everyone else. Bullying on social media can cause big impact on someone, usually it causes the victim to feel down and not want to do anything anymore. In the story of Phoebe Prince, she herself was also bully through social media, many of the girls that would harass her would say many comments. In the article “Who Failed Phoebe Prince?” one girl by the name of Flannery Mullins posted a comment on Facebook saying, “ Now I know that some of them are slutty ”. Phoebe was bullied so much that she committed suicide. Many people who bully on social media do not know what impact it can cause on a person 's life. Harassments and cyberbullying can also impact a person by making them not go to school because the victim would be scare of other people saying mean comments to them. Also, the victim would not be able to focus in school, they would also have a different behavior towards everybody in school. This also can lead to the victim changing classes or change academic …show more content…
The parents should be able to know what is going on in their children 's life because harassing is something horrible and should be taken serious. If the parents know what is happening to their child, they can help by contacting the school first and let them know about the situation. This way the school can try their best to handle it but it can all depend on the code of conduct of the school. Many school don 't have the rules they need to help someone out on a bully situation. In the article “ Who Failed Phoebe Prince? “ by Alyssa Giacobbe, she states that “ The problem was, bullying had not been defined…”. This goes to shows that some school do not know how to handle this bullying situation because of on their policy, it is excluded. Schools should be handling this situation more differently. Schools can not have the same thing that happened to Phoebe Prince happen anymore. All this can lead to a person committing suicide. School should now be allowing this to happen anymore. Another way the victim can do to seek help is letting their teachers know about what is happening. This can help because the teacher can actually advise the students on what the bully’s target should do and how the victim can stop it before it gets worse than it already is. The teacher also needs to realize that if nothing has change and the victim is

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