Essay about The Dangers Of Cyber Bullying

1242 Words Jul 31st, 2014 5 Pages
The Dangers of Cyberspace

There are many dangers that come with cyberspace like hackers, child predators, credit card fraud and many other dangers. Bullying has always been a big problem for school age children, but since the increase in technology bullying has become more prevalent. At some point during your childhood, you may have encountered that troubled individual, typically known as the “bully” that drove fear in the hearts of the weakest link by humiliating them, taking what is rightfully theirs, constantly picking on them and sometimes even inflicting physical abuse.
Over the years bullying has grown significantly, it took a crime wave of “cyber bullying” before our media and leaders in the United States gave it attention; now that the American people realize that the “classroom bully” has evolved into a more dangerously clever and sinister inflictor of emotional scars, invader of privacy and has the potential to inflict life threatening humiliation. It is very difficult to put a stop to a crime of this nature and it will continue to get a lot of attention because it operates within the World Wide Web.
Before the internet and mobile phones, bullying would only happen when children were in the presents of the bully, but now bullying can happen 24/7 by cyber bullying. Cyber bullying is the use of information technology to harm or harass other people in a deliberate, repeated, and hostile manner. Cyber bullying is the number one threat for children on the internet. In…

Related Documents