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Cyberbullying:Itsdangerous.

Anditsaffectingmoreandmorepeople.
By:ZhenyaKurland

Didyouknownearly43%ofkidshavebeenbulliedonline,1in4hashadithappen
morethanonce
.
Thisshockingfactshowsthatcyberbullyingisgettingworse.Inthis
articlewearegoingtotalkabouthowcyberbullyingstartedandhowitaffectsthe
victims.

TheBeginningofcyberbullying
Astechnologyadvancedsodoescyberbullying.
Cellphonesbecamepopularinthe1990s.In2004
45%ofteenshadcellphonesandin201075%of
teenshadcellphones.By201478%ofteenshave
cellphones.Sonowthatthepricesofphoneshave
gonedown3outof4teenshaveaccesstointernet
onamobiledeviceandtheyalsomayhavea
twitteror,afacebookandinstagramaccount.
Cyberbullyingispoisedtoturnintothebiggestonlineconcern,alreadyaffectingupto
35%ofallchildren.(
http://nobullying.com/cyberbullyingquotes/
).Thisquotehighlights
thatmoreandmorepeoplearegettingonlineandstartingtobully.

Whatiscyberbullying
Cyberbullyingisbecomingmoreandmore
pervasive.Herearesomefactsabout

cyberbullying.Onefactisthatcyberbulliesuseanytypeofelectronicstobullyyou.They
wouldpostpicturesofyouthatyouthinkareembarrassing.Cyberbulliesareusually
bulliedthemselves.Italsocanhappen24hoursaday7daysaweek.40%of
cyberbulliesaredoingitforfun,andtheother60%aredoingitbecausetheywanttolet
theirangerout.Peoplethatgetbulliedonlinehaveabiggerchanceofbecoming
suicidal.Cyberbullyvictimsbecomemoredepressedthanwhentheyarebulliedin
person.AccordingtoJamesHorace.Victimsofbullyingsparethemselvesdistress,by
detachmentdenyingtheirabilitytoexperiencehappiness
.
Thismeansthatvictimsare
depressedandtheydon'tgethappyasfastasregularkids.

Howcyberbullyingisthesameasbullying
BullyingandCyberbullyingare
similarinseveralways.Theyboth
involvepickingonavictimwhois
differentfromthem.Theyboth
usewordstohurtpeople.They
alsodifferinseveralways.One
differenceisthatwith
cyberbullyingyouarebulliedonlineandinregularbullyingyouarebulliedphysically.
Anotherdifferenceisincyberbullyingyoudonthavetobepowerfultohurtsomeone.In
regularbullyingyouhavetobepowerfultohurtthemphysically.

Waysthatwecanstopandpreventcyberbullying
Cyberbullyingisaproblemtodaybecauseso
manypeoplehaveelectronicsintodays
society.Ithappens24hoursaday,7daysa
week.Halfofsuicidesamongyoungpeopleare
relatedtobullying.30%ofstudentsareeither

bulliesorvictims.160,000childrenstayhomefromschoolbecauseofbullying.

Youcan
helpyourselftonotbecomeacyberbullyvictimbydoingthreethings.One,dont
respondtothecyberbully.Two,blockthecyberbullyfromseeingyourpicturesonyour
socialmedia.Three,saveyourinformationtoshowtoanadultoryourparent.Asa
result,wecanmakecyberbullyinglesseffectivethanitistoday.

Theeffectsofcyberbullying
Theeffectsofcyberbullyingaresignificant.
Whenkidsgetcyberbulliedtheystayhome
fromschoolandtheyloseclasstimeandit
affectstheirgrades.Theygethurtemotionally.
Theybecomedepressedandtheycanbecome
suicidal.Becauseoftheseoutcomes,itis
importantthatwepreventcyberbullyingby
beingsafeonline.

Ididnotusedtoworriedaboutcyberbullyingiusedtopostthingsandnotcaring.But
learningaboutthishastaughtmethatihavetokeepmypostsprivetbecauseudont
knowwhoisoutthere.Inthearticlewehavetalkedabouthowcyberbullyingstarted,
andwhatitdoestopeopleandhowucanhelp.


WorksCited

http://www.bullyingstatistics.org/content/bullyingandsuicide.html
http://static1.businessinsider.com/image/543d85a6eab8ea7e3651c9071200900/biisaicotdm
obilephonebullying1.png
http://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/176530/file18530139jpg/images/cyberbullying1resized600.jpg
http://tech.firstpost.com/wpcontent/uploads/gallery/2011/dec/suicide_prevention_final_1411430
71927_640x360.jpg
https://v.cdn.vine.co/r/avatars/70E41453581110709858011082752_2fa34ed8cbc.2.1.jpg?versio
nId=Pxgex86zPc4WEW4QnVp.nVhtcYU2iIzZ

http://www.bullyingstatistics.org/content/bullyingandsuicide.html

Cyberbullying:Itsdangerous.
Anditsaffectingmoreandmorepeople.
By:ZhenyaKurland

Didyouknownearly43%ofkidshavebeenbulliedonline,1in4hashadithappen
morethanonce
.
Thisshockingfactshowsthatcyberbullyingisgettingworse.Inthis
articlewearegoingtotalkabouthowcyberbullyingstartedandhowitaffectsthe
victims.

TheBeginningofcyberbullying
Astechnologyadvancedsodoescyberbullying.
Cellphonesbecamepopularinthe1990s.In2004
45%ofteenshadcellphonesandin201075%of
teenshadcellphones.By201478%ofteenshave
cellphones.Sonowthatthepricesofphoneshave
gonedown3outof4teenshaveaccesstointernet
onamobiledeviceandtheyalsomayhavea
twitteror,afacebookandinstagramaccount.
Cyberbullyingispoisedtoturnintothebiggestonlineconcern,alreadyaffectingupto
35%ofallchildren.(
http://nobullying.com/cyberbullyingquotes/
).Thisquotehighlights
thatmoreandmorepeoplearegettingonlineandstartingtobully.

Whatiscyberbullying
Cyberbullyingisbecomingmoreandmore
pervasive.Herearesomefactsabout
cyberbullying.Onefactisthatcyberbulliesuse
anytypeofelectronicstobullyyou.Theywould
postpicturesofyouthatyouthinkare
embarrassing.Cyberbulliesareusuallybullied

themselves.Italsocanhappen24hoursaday7daysaweek.40%ofcyberbulliesare
doingitforfun,andtheother60%aredoingitbecausetheywanttolettheirangerout.
Peoplethatgetbulliedonlinehaveabiggerchanceofbecomingsuicidal.Cyberbully
victimsbecomemoredepressedthanwhentheyarebulliedinperson.Accordingto
JamesHorace.Victimsofbullyingsparethemselvesdistress,bydetachmentdenying
theirabilitytoexperiencehappiness
.
Thismeansthatvictimsaredepressedandthey
don'tgethappyasfastasregularkids.

Howcyberbullyingisthesameasbullying
BullyingandCyberbullyingare
similarinseveralways.Theyboth
involvepickingonavictimwhois
differentfromthem.Theyboth
usewordstohurtpeople.They
alsodifferinseveralways.One
differenceisthatwith
cyberbullyingyouarebulliedonlineandinregularbullyingyouarebulliedphysically.
Anotherdifferenceisincyberbullyingyoudonthavetobepowerfultohurtsomeone.In
regularbullyingyouhavetobepowerfultohurtthemphysically.

Waysthatwecanstopandpreventcyberbullying
Cyberbullyingisaproblemtodaybecauseso
manypeoplehaveelectronicsintodays
society.Ithappens24hoursaday,7daysa
week.Halfofsuicidesamongyoungpeopleare
relatedtobullying.30%ofstudentsareeither
bulliesorvictims.160,000childrenstayhome
fromschoolbecauseofbullying.

Youcanhelp

yourselftonotbecomeacyberbullyvictimbydoingthreethings.One,dontrespondto
thecyberbully.Two,blockthecyberbullyfromseeingyourpicturesonyoursocial
media.Three,saveyourinformationtoshowtoanadultoryourparent.Asaresult,we
canmakecyberbullyinglesseffectivethanitistoday.

Theeffectsofcyberbullying
Theeffectsofcyberbullyingaresignificant.
Whenkidsgetcyberbulliedtheystayhome
fromschoolandtheyloseclasstimeandit
affectstheirgrades.Theygethurtemotionally.
Theybecomedepressedandtheycanbecome
suicidal.Becauseoftheseoutcomes,itis
importantthatwepreventcyberbullyingby
beingsafeonline.

Ididnotusedtoworriedaboutcyberbullyingiusedtopostthingsandnotcaring.But
learningaboutthishastaughtmethatihavetokeepmypostsprivetbecauseudont
knowwhoisoutthere.Inthearticlewehavetalkedabouthowcyberbullyingstarted,
andwhatitdoestopeopleandhowucanhelp.

WorksCited

http://www.bullyingstatistics.org/content/bullyingandsuicide.html
http://static1.businessinsider.com/image/543d85a6eab8ea7e3651c9071200900/biisaicotdm
obilephonebullying1.png
http://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/176530/file18530139jpg/images/cyberbullying1resized600.jpg
http://tech.firstpost.com/wpcontent/uploads/gallery/2011/dec/suicide_prevention_final_1411430
71927_640x360.jpg
https://v.cdn.vine.co/r/avatars/70E41453581110709858011082752_2fa34ed8cbc.2.1.jpg?versio
nId=Pxgex86zPc4WEW4QnVp.nVhtcYU2iIzZ

http://www.bullyingstatistics.org/content/bullyingandsuicide.html