Cyber bullying of young people is the result of continual harassment and mistreatment by being made fun of via:
This repeated and hostile behaviour can be driven by an individual or group.
Cyber Bullying can include the following activities:
This kind of victimisation generally occurs any place or any time so that the victim no longer feels safe even in their home. This in turn causes great distress and negative impact of the person’s self-esteem and confidence.
If left unchecked, the effects of Cyber bullying can lead to poor grades, emotional spirals, depression, school absences and in some cases, suicide. Unfortunately cyber bullying occurs globally and is currently on the rise!
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