Essay on Cyber Bullying And Its Effects On Society

1881 Words Mar 13th, 2015 8 Pages
Bullying breaks people down and has the capability to kill, making it one of the most dangerous monsters in a community. Consuming the minds of the young and attacking all in its way. Bullying has had a increased through the use of social media, even though the internet has only been around for about 30 years, it has had a huge impact on the way that people talk to each other and has had a large impact on the way that people interact with each other in person. Technology has added some dangers to the social world because of the people that use pseudonyms or fake names.
With the advancements and the availability of technology as well as the capability to be anonymous through technology. Before you can talk about cyber bullying you have to understand what cyberbullying is, according to Bullying Statistics “Cyberbullying is when a child or teenager is harassed, humiliated, embarrassed, threatened or tormented using digital technology. This is not limited to the Internet; cyber bullying also encompasses bullying done through such things as text messages using cell phones. It is important to note that cyberbullying can only happen between minors. When an adult is harassing children or teenagers, it is known as cyber harassment or cyberstalking.”.
Bullies feel more empowered and less responsible for their actions. Social media has had an huge impact on the way that people are bullied, the content of the bullying can be spread around faster and can anyone can comment or add to the…

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