Social Media And Its Effects On Society Essay

2498 Words May 11th, 2016 null Page
Can you imagine being verbally and physically abused on a daily basis with no get away? Bullies are able to accomplish this through school and social media. Being harassed/bullied through social media can really affect kids by lowering their self esteem, ruining their social skills, and causing them emotional instability. Bullying on social media has become a serious issue in today’s world. It wasn’t too long ago that individuals didn’t even have a computer in their homes. Only a generation ago, computers were unheard of and the average individual didn’t know that the internet even existed. Today, computers are in almost every home including most schools and workplaces, giving everyone access to technology they never had before. Although computers are very useful in today 's society, it can also be a very dangerous element that can lead to bullying and other issues that can have a negative impact on life.
When being bullied/harassed through social media, it’s not just the victim and the bully who see or know about it but also every individual that has either one of them as a friend or follower on the social site. Most of the time individuals will jump in and help bully the victim because they find it funny and/or agree with what the bully has said. Some victims have friends who fight for them but most of the time the victim stands alone because they might not have that many friends and no one will go out of their way to stand up for them. This impacts the victim 's life in…

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