Cyber Bullying : Bullying And Bullying Essay

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Madyson Pierce
Mrs. Gallos
English 3
Research Paper
Cyber Bullying
Social media is fun and keeps people up with latest news in Hollywood but can also be threatening to some. Cyber Bullying is harassment of an individual using websites or through text messaging. Cyber Bullying is one of the forms of bullying but it is not physical violence even if it can lead to it. One hundred and sixty thousand students a day stay at home because of the risk for bullying and thirty percent of students are involved with cyberbullying.
There are many effects that follow cyberbullying like depression, wanting to make themselves unnoticable, not wanting to go to school, and worse things like suicidal thoughts, attempts, or even suicide itself. Everyone is affected by cyberbullying, the bully, the person being bullied, and the witnesses around. Cyberbullying can lead into or cause physical bullying, or in person bullying. A lot of the times the people doing the bullying have been bullied themselves and is seeking “revenge” even if it’s not to the person who bullied them. In all cases, the victim and the bully both need counseling to help them get through things. Cyberbullying can lead to depression which can lead to drug and alcohol abuse. The user, who would also be the victim of the bullying, abuses drugs and alcohol to “get away” from the problem. People also abuse drugs and alcohol to try and “fit in” with the crowd. By doing this, they seem “cool” and more people will want to hang out

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