Cyberbullying: The Causes And Types Of Cyber Bullying

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Topic: RISING INTERNATIONAL CYBER BULLYING Iqra Ali 16-10609, Sec A, Phy192 Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) Submitted to: Pervez Hoodbhoy Table of Contents Chapter:1 1.1 Definition of the term 1.2 Types of Cyberbullying 1.3 Statement of Problem Chapter:2 2.1 A technological evolution 2.2Advent of Cyber Bullying 2.3Prevalence and Seriousness of Cyber Bullying 2.3.1 Anonymity 2.3.2 Infinite audience 2.3.3 Prevalent sexual and homophobic harassment Chapter:3 3.1 Cyber Bullying a type of Cyber Crime 3.2 Emotional and psychological effects 3.3 Battle of the sexes Chapter:4 4.1 Prevention and…show more content…
Cyber bullying has increased along with the popularity of the internet. Today it is the favorite entertainment of young people and that is why the problem is getting worse and is very tensing. The following research paper focuses on how the teenagers suffer from emotional and psychological trauma by being a victim of cyber bullying. Although Cyber bullying does not mean any physical harm but it results in stressful events that shatters one’s sense of security, making him/her feel helpless and vulnerable in this world. 1.2 Types of Cyberbullying Nancy Willard, author of "An Educators Guide to Cyberbullying and Cyberthreats" breaks down cyberbullying into the following categories: • Flaming. Online fights using electronic messages with angry or vulgar language. • Harassment. Repeatedly sending nasty, mean, an insulting messages. • Denigration. "Dissing" someone online. Sending or posting gossip or rumors about a person to damage his or her reputation or friendships. • Impersonation. Pretending to be someone else and sending or posting material to get that person in trouble or damage their…show more content…
They have this mindset of a bigger, stronger kid physically hurting or threatening the smaller, weaker kid, whereas the most notorious aspect of cyberbullying is that the bullies come in all sizes, still frightening and harming others, but without the physical contact, so it’s proportional to mental agony. In most cases, cyberbullies put up a false mask, more of a perfect tactic to hide behind fictitious usernames and anonymous websites, making them arduous to silhouette. Thus the consequence that, the bully often feels invincible and impregnable.

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