Period 2 Destiny Simon PresentationPresentation Transcript
Cyber Bullying Also known as “Digital Harassment” A presentation by: Destiny Simon SLC: Arts and Education
What is Cyber Bullying? Cyber bullying is harassing someone through emails, online websites, or even through via text. Sending, or posting harmful images is also a cruel act of cyber bullying. It is not the same as an sexual predator trying to lure a child to do something off the internet, that is called sexual exploitation. Cyber bullying is commonly done by pre teens, they are threatened, humiliated, or tormented usually by other pre teens. These type of bullies can be done by writing harmful things on some ones picture, or through IM. A young girl receives a harsh email.
The reasons why cyber bullying should be taken as a serious crime.
Create altercations such as fights and killings, or persuade someone to commit suicide.
Causes someone to have low self esteem, and depression.
Humiliation: if done on a public site, or in front of people.
Can cause anger problems, most children that are cyber bullied, don’t know how to deal with there emotions.
Health issues such as headaches, and lack of
eating, and sleeping. The Effects of Being Cyber bullied A video from athinline.org symbolizing, a word will stick to a person no matter what.
The reasons why cyber bullying should be taken as a serious crime. The Effects of Being Cyber bullied
Lose a family member
Can cause someone to feel unsafe
Cyber bullying can also cause someone to need counseling, because of humiliation.
Mother of Megan Meier, (13 year old girl who hung herself over cyber attack). Holding only two of the many pictures on her daughter's MySpace page. wiredsafety.org
Bullying Difference between in person and online bullying. Cyber Bullying In Person
Can be done in any public place. Easily stopped Anonymous
Committed on public websites such as Face book, MySpace, & Twitter. Hard to prevent because, the bully is not always specified.
This graph is showing how many people that use social websites, are more at risk of being cyber bullied rather then a non social website user. How many kids are Cyber Bullied? cyberbully411.org
When Words Can Kill. Victims of Cyber Bullying. Ryan Patrick Halligan, 13 years old kills himself after being called gay, on Aol IM. 1989 – 2003 15-year-old Phoebe Prince, commits suicide after being tormented through text messages, and comments on Facebook. JessiSlaughter 11 years old, and her family attends therapy every other day. After receiving threatening comments on Youtube.
Celebrities go through cyber bullying everyday. Victims of Cyber Bullying. A Celebrity gossip show. That exploits celebrities in many harsh ways. Celebrity host, and gossiper Perez Hilton Singer Rihanna’s abuse, pictures leaked by “Tmz”. http://perezhilton.com/ http://www.tmz.com/
Teenagers are more likely to Cyber Bully.
More up to date with technology
Has better access to public websites.
Un familiar with the consequences so, it is done more often.
Girl receives “Ur a loser” text message
We need to take Cyber Bullying serious. Closing remarks:
If cyber bullying is not taken serious, it could lead to imprisonment.
This means more people in jail.
More people dead
More kids suffer
More family member’s suffering.
Picture used for Facebook page, to degrade children at Northeast High School. “Northeast whore page”
Work Sited Michelle New, December 2008 http://kidshealth.org