Cyber-bullying: Beat it virtually
Cyber-bullying is becoming a HUGE problem across the United States, and the world, leaving many teens feeling lost, confused, alone and depressed. Cyber-bullying is the same as bullying, except that it happens online or via a hand hand device. Cyberspace is a unique world; it can make people feel anonymous and yet powerful, a terrible combination when it comes to bullying.
The ramifications of Cyber-bullying, ANY type of bullying, can be quite serious…
But, YOU can do something about it. This section’s posts will talk about:
What is cyber-bullying
Reasons people cyber-bully
How cyber-bullying begins
Steps to stop cyber-bullying habits
Tips on how to deal, including resources
Your school’s responsibility
Bonus YSStuff: Are you a cyber-bully?
What about our responsibility in the whole thing? Why do people do this stuff?
I think because, like me, people like drama.
How very insightful of you Taylor, a shocker for sure. Why do you like drama so much, Taylor? I don’t get it. Why add more problems to your life?
I think that may be part of the problem, Nicki. Some people are bored and they stir the pot just for kicks. Or maybe for revenge when they don’t know how to deal with their issues.
Well, if you are involved with cyber-bullying, please make sure you check out “steps to stop” and, of course, the resources in our Tips to help yourself or to help others.
Post Question: Have you ever been the target of cyber-bullying? If so, what did that feel like?