Cyberbullying

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Cyber bullying is a form of bullying that has been taking place a lot more in middle and high schools because of the improvement of technology and increased usage of social media networks. Something that has not really been established in these schools are punishments. Do you know if your middle school or high school had a punishment for this? Exactly. It is not very common for schools to have cyber bullies suspended. Not because of it being hard for them to get away with it, but because schools may not realize how serious of an issue this really is. Middle schools and high schools should have students who act as bullies on the internet suspended from school to teach them a lesson on what they are doing is wrong. Many students have taken their own lives because of another student saying something harmful to them online, and this needs to stop. I think that cyber bullies of middle school and high school ages should be punished because they will finally understand that what they are doing is wrong.

Social Networks are giving bullies an opportunity to attack individuals online by invading their privacy and creating psychological effects from attacks. These problems need to be addressed by controlling and preventing cyber bullying. Social Networks create an open access towards exposing individuals’ personal information Social networks allow individuals to post personal information, which includes full name, date of birth, addresses, phone numbers, precise locations, emails, and more Information can be exposed to individuals or cyber bullies if necessary privacy account settings are not enforced Exposed private information of adolescents causes them to be at risk with dangerous situations including attacks from cyber bullies

Individuals attacked are highly exposed to having psychological problems in their current state or future Cyber bullies attack individuals using their exposed private information Individuals who have been involved in an online attack can...
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