Recently, bullying on the internet, is getting more common, and is often seen in cases with teenagers. In addition to this, bullying on the internet can lead to suicide, self-harm, anxiety and much more.
This text tells the problems with bullying, and how we socialize on the internet. It tells why people feel the need to bully, and what people do about it.
Cyberbullying on social media is linked to depression in teenagers, according to new research from Jessica Thiefels.
Jessica Thiefels thinks, that it can be difficult as a parent, to know if a child is a victim of cyberbullying, because parents and responsible adults, find it hard to identify the effects of cyberbullying.
Many parents don’t know what their kids, are doing on the internet, and don’t ask if their experiencing some kind of harassment.
About half of young people have experienced some form of cyberbullying, and about 19% of teens have been bullied in the past year in some form, either in person, online, by text, or by phone- tells bullyingstatistics.org.
65 percent of the 5,436 Canadian students in grades 4 to 11 that were surveyed, said that they had done something to help someone, who was experiencing online meanness, according to mediasmarts.ca’s research.
The website says, “The numbers has increased, in the last few years”. This is very important for the victim of cyberbullying, because it may keep getting higher, and the help keep getting better.