Bullying Through Social Media Has A Negative Effect On Society

1907 Words Apr 18th, 2016 8 Pages
Bullying through social media has a negative effect on all people alike but for teens, it has a harsh reality that needs to be dealt with by making sure there are consequences and punishments for those who are held accountable for bullying. They must also go through counseling sessions until they are very aware of bullying and what it does to people. The problem I am addressing is bullying through social media it is harmful not only mentally but emotional and physically. Bullying can lead to suicide. Suicide has been deemed the 3rd leading cause of death among young adults, resulting in 4,400 deaths per year. For every suicide there are at least 100 suicide attempts. Bullying also leads to depression. Young adults that often commit suicide lead to depression. If a person was bullied at a younger age when they grow up they have a greater change of suffering from depression, which can include low self-esteem or anxiety. Bullying can and also does affect health. Bullying causes young adults to become physically and mentally distraught not only might they suffer from depression but lead to them having low self esteem and they might act out by drinking or doing drugs which affects your health. Young teens that are not healthy are likely to suffer from depression and not do well in school. This problem must be addressed because if it is ignored bullying will continue causing young adults all over the world to feel less empowered and self hatred. Young adults are dying each and…

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