Cyber-bullying is the act of bullying someone through the use of technology or gadgets just like phones, computers, tablets and etc. People nowadays uses this as a communication including social media sites to bully someone online. It happens through text, chats, or even comments and posts. It could be posted through websites like facebook, twitter, instagram and more.
There are many types of cyberbullying. It could be posting some embarrassing pictures of someone, Sending mean text messages or chats, Posting rumors through social media sites of someone like this, that and such. Cyberbullying is all over the world. According to (https://www.stopbullying.gov/cyberbullying/what-is-it/)
- Cyberbullying can happen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and reach a kid even when he or she is alone. It can happen any time of the day or night.
- Cyberbullying messages and images can be posted anonymously and distributed quickly to a very wide audience. It can be difficult and sometimes impossible to trace the source.
- Deleting inappropriate or harassing messages, texts, and pictures is extremely difficult after they have been posted or sent.
Cyberbullying is an act of harassing, threatening, tormenting, humiliating or intimidating someone online. Once that someone is bullied, the next time around, that someone might bully someone too. And the process just continue to be like that. Cyberbullying might affect someone really hard. Some people that are attacked by cyberbullying leads them to end their lives. Suicide, that’s what they do. Here are some examples that you might wanna watch, and learn something from it. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZJvDhaSDnc, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJQGabCzTyo) And here is another one that you might wanna read (http://psychcentral.com/lib/cyberbullying-and-teen-suicide/?all=1) Just try to imagine yourself being the one who is being bullied. Try to put your feet on their shoes. Would you like the feeling? Is bullying someone would make you really happy? Knowing the fact that you are hurting someone. What if the one that you are bullying would also end up his/her life? Would your conscience carry that?
We all know that cyberbullying is not a good thing to do. Kids, teens or even the old ones knows this. If you’re bullying someone, you should realize what you are doing. You should reflect on the things that you have done. Cyberbullying must be STOP. And we could do this if everyone cooperates. We all know what is good and not. Cyberbullying has spread all over the world. And I know that there would be 50;50 chance to prevent this. Too many people, especially the young ones has taken their life because of this. We should realize that every word, every posts, every pictures means a thing to us, people. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lN2fuKPDzHA) According to this video, treat people the way that you wanted to be treated. We should know how to handle ourselves. Including the things that we do, the things that we share, and every words that we utter. Because being online is part of our lives. We should STOP and THINK before we CLICK.