Cyberbullying Is Bullying That Takes Place Using Electronic Technology

1093 Words Apr 26th, 2016 null Page
People can view a perfect life as getting a lot with everyone without having to face harm. We want to get a long and make new friends and just live life in forever happiness but sometimes we have to face reality and realize that this never going to be the case. There comes a time in our lives where we encounter, at a young age, some people who take enjoy in causing mental and physical pain to others. These people are called bullies. Bullying can take many forms such as pushing someone several times until they are hurt, verbal abuse, stealing, etc. However, theres one other form of bullying is just as damaging to a person’s character and mental health as other the other forms of bullying and that is cyberbullying. Defined from the StopBullying website, cyberbullying is “Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology” (StopBullying para 1). Cyberbullying affects a person psychological health through social psychology, creating mental unhappiness, and poor sleeping habits. Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place on any device of technology both online and offline. Services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are used by cyberbullies for the wrong purposes. Sending inappropriate text messages can be just as worse. BJPsych Bulletin posted an article written by Helen Cowie called “Cyberbullying and its impact on young people’s emotional health and well-being”. In this article Cowie states, “Victims experience lack of acceptance in their peer…

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