Cyber Bullying PSA The New Social Issue For Our Generation
Did You Know? 42% of kids have been bullied while online. 1 in 4 have had it happen more than once. Hyperlink For Statistic (http://www.isafe.org/channels/sub.php?ch=op&sub_id=media_cyber_bullying) Hyperlink For Picture http://www.isafe.org/channels/sub.php?ch=op&sub_id=media_cyber_bullying
Behind Chat Rooms
The primary cyber bullying location where victimizing occurs is in chat rooms (56 percent).
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The Truth Revealed
2006 teen survey on cyber bullying reported that it affects as many as 13 million teens annually.
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Unknown Identity vs. Reality
Though teens may not know immediately, about three out of four report that they eventually figure out who cyber bullied them. Often, this is a friend, someone they know from school, or someone else they know.
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Reasons For Cyber Bullying?
Most teens believe that people cyber bully for one (or more) of these reasons: “they think it’s funny” (81 percent); “they simply don’t like the person” (64 percent); or “they view the victim as a loser” (45 percent).
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Nearly half of teens said that cyber bullying happens because the cyber bully doesn’t perceive any tangible consequences (47 percent) or feels he or she would not get caught (45 percent).