Cyber Bullying Must Be Improved And Consistent

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Amanda Bridges Ms. Shultz / Mrs. Seymore English 5th Period 28 January 2015 Cyber Bullying Have you ever been cyber bullied? The effects of cyberbullying are greater than many people have come to realize. Cyber bullies have been around for a long time, but technology now gives them a whole new way to get to their victims easier and faster. Cyberbullying is the use of information technology to repeatedly harm or harass other people in a deliberate manner (abouthealth). Cyberbullying happens when kids bully each other through electronic technology. The consequences of cyberbullying must be improved and consistent. One important reason the consequences of cyber bullying must be consistent is that many victims suffer from…show more content…
Any bullying is wrong and hurtful, but cyber bullying is the worst bullying of all (abouthealth). If the consequences for cyber bullying were consistent and more harsh cyber bullying wouldn 't be as common as it is today. If people would really see what cyber bullying does to people they might think twice about doing it to somebody or they might not even do it at all. 19.6% of kids reported being cyber bullied once or twice a month 5.3% reported being cyber bullied once or twice a week and 3.1% reported being cyber bullied almost everyday. Do not forget the 71.9% reported being cyber bullied once or twice in the school year ("Issues Related to Bullying"). Cyber bullies don 't think about how many kids they affect when cyber bullying. It can start out as an innocent joke and then other people can join in on the cyber bullying Cyber bullying may cause psychological distress, which is a range of symptoms and experiences of a person 's internal life that are commonly held to be troubling, confusing or out of the ordinary. Bullying and cyberbullying are similar, there are not many differences between the two of them. Even though the two are very similar the consequences are much different. Cyber bullies bully people but their behind the screen of their computer or technology, they are not face to face with their victims, bullies are face to face with their victims. Cyber bullying can happen
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