Cyber Bullying Argumentative Essay

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Anna Maria Chavez once said: "Unless and until our society recognizes cyber bullying for what it is, the suffering of thousands of silent victims will continue." It is right to say that technology has improved many people 's lives and it has been making our society better in many ways. However, just like with many other great inventions, not everyone uses it for good, especially when it comes to communication tools such as instant messaging and social media, which leads to the bullying that takes place using electronic technology, Cyberbullying. The common forms of Cyberbullying are posting pictures of someone without their consent, spreading bad rumors through social media, commenting insults on their pictures/post, and sending rude messages, however, such evil can be avoided with the help of the children 's family by allowing them access to …show more content…
There are many online resources and organizations that help educate people on how to prevent Cyberbullying, for example: "Committee for Children, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization that provides violence-and bullying-prevention programs to schools locally and globally, released free lessons online to help students and educators address cyber bullying" (Committee For Children). They provide efficient solutions and ideas, and have different resources and advices for parents and children to looks at and learn how to not be part of Cyberbullying. The engaging ideas in this program are a great step in combating this evil. Equally efficient are the laws created to punish the bullies: "Even a basic state anti-bullying law is associated with significantly lower in-person and cyber-bullying reported in schools" (Sparks, Sarah D). Even though most of the harassers are still very young children, the idea of legal punishment makes them think twice before acting upon their mean ideas, thus the state laws are very

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