Bullying: The Pros And Cons Of Cyberbullying

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Cyberbullying is a type of bullying that uses technology such as cell phones, tablets, and laptops. These devices are used to get on social media such as facebook, twitter, instagram and so on, these websites are where bullying is mainly taken place at. But what goes through people 's minds to make them think that it 's okay to bully people on social media or even at all? Bullying is no longer just in school, it is now taken to a whole new level and is on social media. People tend to post negative and rude stuff on the internet, as an example, the other day I was on twitter and this girl was having a bad day and posted about it. She had tweeted something along the lines of “nothing is going the way I had planned, i just wish I could fix …show more content…
These teens not only videoed it and made fun of him, but they put it online where everyone could see it. This caused the boy and his family devastation, they wonder why anyone would want to harm the boy who is nothing but happy with the world and that wouldn’t hurt anyone. This is not only some random boy, but he has special needs that is very fragile and sees the world different than anyone else. They also tell the bullies that they should think about what they do before they do it, what if it was one of their family members? How would they feel if they were the boy that was getting harassed and didn’t know what to do? This website was wrote by Alana fearon. Kids with special needs such as the boy listed above is at an high risk of being bullied. Kids feel the need that what the special needs kids are doing is “funny” and they make fun of them, but they actually cannot help it. The kids with special needs are very vulnerable with bullying and even anything, the sad part is that the bully will go as far as they can until some adult finally stops them. Sometimes the special needs kids are not the ones being bullied, they are the bully. It 's not like they know better though, there brain doesn 't work the way we do and don’t realize what they are …show more content…
Well, the first step would have to be at home and having your parents talk to you about the consequences and why you shouldn’t do it. For the one bullying, you just need to stop posting on social media about it and think about how you would feel if it had happened to you. You need to think before you speak and I know your momma told you that before so use it. If you really need to tell someone something that you know is hurtful, but you know that they need to know and you aren 't trying to do it in a harmful way. Pull that person to the side and tell them, they won 't want everyone they are around to hear what you are telling them. For the person who is being cyberbullied, just ignore what they say and do not retaliate because that is what they want you to do. Make sure you save everything that have said or posted about you so you can have evidence, it can be very helpful. Tell the person to stop and ask what makes them what to do that to you, if they don 't stop then ask an adult for

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