The Effect Of Cyberbullying

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In today’s society, technology has made it easier for people to communicate with one another. Social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram allow you to communicate with people at any given moment. Devices such as cell phones, iPods etc., are just a few methods of technology that allow access to the social networking. While presenting the users with an easier approach for communication, they also allow the user to essentially “hide behind a screen”. The act of cyber-bullying has been an increasing problem that has resulted from the technology advancements in today’s generations. Cyber Bullying is defined as “ an action of harming or harassing via information technology networks in a repeated and deliberate manner.” It can happen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, morning or night. Although one might think getting the school system involved …show more content…
Bullying previously included kids getting shoved into lockers or having mean comments screamed at them, but in today’s society and with today’s advanced technology it has been manipulated to become even more hurtful and terrifying than that. It is easier to say something hurtful behind a screen rather than saying it in person. One will not want to deal with the confrontation, resulting in the student not wanting to attend school. Cyber bullying has caused many kids to fear the thought of going to school. In the social media world, it is even easier for more students to join in, and not only is the vitamin seeing it, but so is everyone else. Bullying someone in school and on the web is double the embarrassment for a student. School is meant for educational purposes, but if a child is unwilling to attend they are unable to succeed. Schools should interfere with the issue of cyber bullying because it is affecting the student will to go to school and their environment when

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