Cyber Bullying: A Major Issue
Do you think cyber bullying is an issue? I do! The reason that cyber bullying is such an issue these days is because so many kids are on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. The second reason that this is a problem is because kids are committing suicide due to cyber bullying. Cyber bullying will remain a problem until people who are being bullied report the person who is responsible. According to the news, kids are being cyber bullied daily. Some examples of cyber bullying would be spreading untrue rumors about someone on a social network or making threats to a person online. Unfortunately, many kids do not want to report this and they do not tell their parents until it is really bad or too late. Many kids think they have nowhere to turn and take their own life! Some people may object to having laws that control the internet, but I think they may save someone’s life and keep cyber bullies offline, or at least off of social networks. I think my solutions would help make surfing the internet and being a part of social networks safer for everyone. Cyber bullying needs to be stopped because people should not have to feel unsafe or threatened online. 58%of kids admit someone has said mean or hurtful things, 42%of kids have been bullied while onlike.90%of middle school student have had there feeling hurt online, 35% of kids have been threatened online. Nearly one in five had had it happen more than once. 21% of kids have received mean or threatening e-mails or other messages. 58% have not told their parents or an adult about something mean or hurtful that happened to them online. 43% of U.S. teens having experienced some form of cyber-bullying in the past year. 35% in chat rooms. 41% by text messages on their cell phones. 5% were scared for their safety. Notably, fewer than 15% of victims told an adult about the incident. There are some other facts about bulling like (type of bulling) . Bullying is when someone repeatedly acts...
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