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4.) counter measures
2.) why bully?
The term "bullying" comes from the English "bully", which means "thug" or "bully". ( in italiano: ,,teppista" o ,,prepotente" )
Cyberbullying is bullying with the use of digital technologies. It can take place on social media, messaging platforms, gaming platforms and mobile phones. It is repeated behaviour, aimed at scaring, angering or shaming those who are targeted.
Origin of the word
What is cyperbullying ?
HOW CAN IT BE?
5.) Easier to be hurtful.
4.) Shared to a potentially larger audience.
2.) Hard to detect.
- because they have themselves been victims of bullying or violence
- to address self-esteem and confidence issues
- because they have little social skills and self-control skills
- to accommodate peer pressure
- to deal with feelings of anger or fear
- to feel powerful and in control of the situation and establish social dominance
The reasons behind bullying are difficult to identify and often have a deep origin: the reasons why young people bully are:
Cyberbullying has many negative effects, some of them can lead to serious mental health problems. People who are victims of cyberbullying are twice as likely to experience suicidal thoughts, actions or behaviors and to commit acts of self-harm than those who are not
- Feelings of powerlessness and hopelessness
- Inability to feel safe
- High levels of strees
- Violent behaviors
- Sleep disturbance
- Stomach pain and digestiv issues
- Feelings of loneliness and isolation
Like physical bullying, there are a number of measures that you can take (as an adult or a minor) to prevent cyberbullying from continuing.
DON'T GET TURNED AROUND
KEEP DATA SECURE
What is it?
Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting systems, networks and programs from digital attacks. These cyber attacks are usually aimed at accessing, transforming or destroying sensitive information.
Where Does the Term "Cybersecurity" Come From?
- In 1989, according to Gizmodo, a word entered the English lexicon: cybersecurity. It wasn’t widespread, but built toward a trend peaking in the 1990s in which adding “cyber” made anything seem futuristic and more interesting:
- These all sat atop a wobbly tower built on a flimsy foundation of the word “cybernetics,” dating back to 1948, itself coined using a Greek word, kubernetes, meaning a steersman, or someone who guides (politically or aquatically) inexperienced passengers, according to Oxford Dictionaries.
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Make sure to educate your child about being respectful of other people's feelings and privacy online. Make clear that you dnderstand the impulse to retaliate, but that in the long term, it's best not to get involved.
According to enough.org, almost half of young people aged 13 to 17 have experienced cyberbullying. Teachers also think it's a big problem in classrooms. As parents, it's important to know what your kids are doing online and use cybersecurity to keep them safe. A lot of people think only boys bully, but that's not true. Both boys and girls can be victims and bullies. Boys are more likely to get cyberbullied while gaming, and girls are more likely to experience it on social media.
Researchers have found that non-engagement is an effective way to combat cyberbullying. Victims should ignore the attacks, report the situation to an adult, and block the bully from social media and email accounts. Observers should also report problems to friends, family, or teachers. Blocking the bully prevents them from linking to the victim's profile or seeing posts by mutual contacts.
“According to a long-term bullying study, the majority of teenagers consider cyberbullying to be a problem. Unfortunately, many young people feel that schools, government and social media are failing to address it, leaving them without support.
In some really sad cases of cyberbullying, bullies made fake profiles of the victims on Facebook and said mean things. So, it's important for you and your teenager to be careful online. Don't share too many personal photos or info. Teach them to make strong passwords and change them regularly. Cyberbullies also hack into profiles, so set social media to "private" and ignore messages from strangers. There are internet security tools that can help keep your kids safe online. Stay vigilant!
It's important to stand together and look for long-lasting solutions to cyberbullying. Today cyberbullying carries a number of different legal implications under Canada's Criminal Code, including criminal harassment, intimidation, extortion, identity theft, incitement of hatred, and defamatory libel. As a result, it's important to understand your rights and escalate things to the proper authorities if they get out of hand or you feel in danger from cyberbullying.
When dealing with cyberbullying, it is important to collect evidence such as screenshots or photos of messages received. Also note down the date, time and other useful information. Bring everything to the school administration and, if necessary, involve the police. Cyberbullying can be considered a serious crime.