The Effects Of Social Networking On Teenagers And Teenagers

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Pre-teens and teenagers are living in a world which is so focused on social networking which causes their lives to revolve around it. With people’s lives being connected in social networking, this leads to people wanting to have a social rank. In recent studies cyberbullying rates have found that about 1 in 4 teens have been the victims of cyberbullying, and 1 in 6 admit to having cyberbullied someone (Cyberbullying, 2016). More than have half of teens surveyed that have felt abused through social and digital media. Cyberbullicide is suicide indirectly or directly influenced by experiences with online aggression (Hinduja & pAtchin, 2009). This leads to there being a connection between cyberbullying and suicide. Youth who are bullied, or who bully others, are at an elevated risk for suicidal thoughts, attempts, and completed suicides (Baldry & Winkel, 2003; Mills, Guerin, Lynch, Daly et al., 2004; Rigby & Slee, 1999; van der Wal, de Wit, & Hirasing, 2003). In research shown, there has been a connection between cyberbullying and pre-teens and teenagers having suicidal thoughts and committing suicide because of a repelling effect that takes place.
In study shown, pre-teens and teenagers are at a higher risk of cyberbullying since modern life is so involved with social media, that they care about what people post or say about them. Being attacked online by peers truly has an impact on people’s lives. People take cyberbullying serious which makes them feel like they are not
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