Cyber Bullying And Its Effects On Society

2249 Words Dec 18th, 2015 9 Pages
Is Cyber Bullying as Bad as Face-to-Face Bullying
“Some people won’t be happy until they’ve pushed you to the ground. What you have to do is have the courage to stand your ground and not give them the time of day. Hold on to your power and never give it away.” (Donna Schoenrock). In this day and age, there are so many new ways to connect with people all over the world through social media. One of the downsides is that it means that there are also new ways to harass others. Cyberbullying means the use of the internet or any other form of communication to bully a person, by sending or posting threatening or intimidating messages. Cyber bullying is happening around the world on a daily basis, it is harming ours and future generations that follow. Cyber bullying is very harmful to not only its victims but also its perpetrators, sometimes it can even harm the witness’ that does nothing to stop it from unfolding on to their peers.
When students go to school there is always a chance that something bad will happen, the same goes for when they log on to any form of social media. Anything can be said or done on the internet without anyone monitoring it. This is one of the many flaws to the internet, while it does give you more access to multiple things, it also makes it easier for cyber stalkers, online predators and cyberbullies to get to you. Cyberbullying is a major problem in today’s society because we have advanced so far in technology that it just takes one click and you could…
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