Today 's Social Media Effects Essay

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Today 's social media effects of Cyberbullying
They’re many forms of bullying, but there is one that affects people most in today 's society cyberbullying. Cyberbullying can cause public embarrassment and that can have major effect on the victim."Cyberbullying" is when a child, preteen or teen is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another child, preteen or teen using the Internet, interactive and digital technologies or mobile phones”.(STOP cyberbullying). Cyberbullies will put the victim down in anyway possible. It is also when a person is spreading rumors about another person on the internet. The bully will also mock his victim which will leave emotional scars. Cyberbullying doesn’t cause physical harm but it does cause emotional stress.
The cyberbully could also be stalking the victim online as well. He will stalk him so he can keep bullying him. The type of people that may be bullied are people that are overweight or underweight, political views, and religion. People who usually get bullied may also be wearing glasses.
The cyber world is unsupervised which means a cyberbully could get away with bullying a person online. The cyber bullies know theirs no one to stop cyberbullying. Cyberbullying could be related to offline problems. If a person has a problem with someone else he can bully him online without getting in trouble by a teacher or guardian.
Assaults can also happen all the time as long as the bully as access…

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