Cyberbullying: How Can We Stop This Kind of Cybercrime?

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We live in a cruel world. That is reality no matter how we put it. Some people tend to insult others and put them down in order to lift themselves up. They bully people without thinking about the consequences that bit might do to the victim. One of the worst bullying nowadays is Cyberbullying.

Bullying

cyberbullying

Bullying comes in different forms. It can be verbal, physical or emotional. Verbal bullying includes insults and curses. Physical bullying is pushing a person or hitting them intentionally. Emotional bullying is hurting someone’s feelings in different ways.

What is Cyberbullying?

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Cyberbullying

This is unwanted or aggressive behavior towards other people which takes place online by using a cellphone, computer or tablet.

One example of Cyberbullying is writing hate comments on a particular person’s post. Calling people names is also bullying.

Another example — which is very common nowadays — is spreading a scandalous video or photo of an individual. Most victims of this kind of bullying are teenage girls.

What are the Effects of this Cybercrime?

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Victims of this heinous crime are prone to depression and some may even think of suicide. Internet-shaming does a great deal of damage to a person’s dignity and pride. It can destroy relationships and shatter a person’s whole life.

Think and re-think before you post. Because once posted and seen by people, it can’t be undone. Stop destroying other people’s lives in exchange for a few seconds of popularity in Social Media.