Bullying Essay: The Effects Of Cyberbullying

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Cyberbullying Jacob S. Gerding Engineer Senior Leader Course Master Sergeant Donald Casey February 1, 2018 Abstract Cyberbullying has become increasingly far worse than any other form of bullying that we have dealt with in the past. Lawmakers have emplaced some laws on cyber bullying, but are they enough? The effects of cyberbullying have been devastating our society with no end in sight. What can we, as students, parents, members of society do to help prevent cyberbullying? When does one person’s freedoms end and another person’s freedoms begin, when pertaining to social media? Oliver Wendell Holmes, Supreme Court Justice, was quoted saying “The right to swing my fist ends where the other man’s nose begins,” but where does that nose…show more content…
Cyber Bullying can involve text, gaming devices, internet, social media, emails, blogs, cell phones, etc. It is very difficult for a person to escape this type of abuse without cutting themselves off from all social media. Before the technological advancements that we enjoy today, physical bullying was the dominant form of abuse. We were able to avoid this abuse by taking a different way home from school, for example. Today with the accessibility of the internet and all the avenues in which to communicate with individuals, or groups of people at the same time, bullying has been an easy form of…show more content…
Even today’s most famous celebrities are not immune to cyberbullying. Singer, Adele was targeted after the birth of her child. Many of the messages were offensive and cruel, with multiple users targeting her weight. Emma Watson, of Harry Potter fame, was bullied when she started college at Brown University, classmates would torment her about her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter series. Taylor Swift has been cyberbullied her entire career, since the age of 17, and the list continues. As you can see, your status as a celebrity doesn’t even protect you from the cruelness of

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