Cyber Bullying | An Introduction

Hello everyone, today we are going to talk about a very important topic, Cyber Bullying. We will know what is it and how is it affecting the life of many internet users. So, What is it? Cyber-Bullying is the verbal, emotional or mental abuse to anyone through the Internet. Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Tumblr or Skype are the fun & useful sites that we use every day, but they are also the base of the Cyberbullying and most of the victims are students. It’s a kind of Virtual weapon that people use to harm others digitally. How is it growing? It isn’t growing because the no. of Bullies is huge or the victims don’t have the power, but it’s growing because people don’t complain; they just don’t want to fight back! According to a research, Only 1 in 10 victims will report this crime to their parents or any other adult which is the reason they don’t get their problems solved and the victims are 2 to 9 times more likely to commit suicide rather than fighting back. And in today’s world over 80% of teens use their cell phone at regular interval which is the reason that Mobile is the most common medium of bullying. Effect of Cyber Bullying on society & public About 43% of kids have been bullied online and teenage girls are targeted twice then teenage boys. Every 9 out of 10 LGBTQ teens experience harassment online, that again make us question the human rights. This is one of the most common reason for suicide cases in youth. Most of the cases ends leaving the long term or even permanent damage to the victims’ mind. Many teens avoid going to school due to the fear of being bullied and most of them are bullied online. “There are many other aspects related to Cyber Bullying that we need to cover, but you have to wait until the next part is ready where we will discuss the ways to fight this problem.“