Cyberbullying Is A Form Of Teen Violence Essay

1766 Words Nov 28th, 2016 8 Pages
“Every 38 seconds someone attempts to commit suicide. It is also the third-leading cause of death among the ages of 15 to 24 and, in light of the recent suicides due to cyberbullying, many are finally taking notice of this tragedy. “(Burns, n.d.) Cyber-bullying is a growing trend and more than 1 in 3 young people have experienced cyber threats online between ages 13 and 22 and 20% of which been driven to suicide. Over 25% of children from minority ethnic backgrounds had experienced racist bullying. Victims of cyberbullying are more likely to suffer from low self-esteem and to consider suicide. So stick and stones my break my bones, but words will never hurt me. Is a stock response to verbal bullying in school playgrounds throughout the English-speaking world. It sounds a little antiquated these days and has no doubt been superseded by cyberbullying, and word can really do more harm these days.
“Cyberbullying is a form of teen violence that can do lasting harm to young people. Bullying statistics show that cyber bullying is a serious problem among teens. By being more aware of cyber bullying, teens and adults can help to fight it. Cyberbullying affects many adolescents and teens on a daily basis.” ("Cyber Bullying Statistics 2014," 2016) Cyberbullying involves using technology, like cell phones and the Internet, to bully or harass another person. Cyberbullying can be very damaging to adolescents and teens. It can lead to anxiety, depression, and even suicide. Also, once…

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