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  • Jessica & Samantha
  • Jessica--- Into: Raise your hand if…
    Personal experience
  • Samantha
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  • Samantha- Quote about it doubly dangerous beceause if left unattended it can rapidly escalate into en more serious violence and abuse.
    Overt easily seen
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  • Less than 13% remained in the their roles.
  • Samantha
    Traditionaol bullying happens at school, neightboorhood,
    Viturally at any time- so different devides.
    Increased- more access, and tech, knowledge.
  • Jessica - 35-59
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    • 1. Social Media Usage & the Psychological Effects on Youth Cyberbullying: By Samantha Jaffe & Jessica Ryan December 1, 2010
    • 2. Raise your hand if you know someone who has been cyberbullied in any way?
    • 3. Research Questions  What are the similarities and differences in the motives behind bullying and cyberbullying?  What technologies are youth utilizing when they cyberbully others?  What are the psychological effects of cyberbullying on youth?
    • 4. Preview  Traditional Bullying  Cyberbullying  Social Media Methods  Psychological Effects
    • 5. Traditional Bullying  Definition: – “persistent threatening and aggressive behavior directed toward other people, especially those who are smaller or weaker” – Debate on the word “Aggressive” – Overt
    • 6. Cyberbullying  Definition: – “forms of bullying that use electronic means such as the Internet and mobile phones to aggressively and intentionally harm someone” (Price & Dalgelish, 2010, p.51).  “Bullying on Steroids”
    • 7. Methods of Cyberbullying  Flaming: sending vulgar messages about a person to an online group or directly to the person via email other text messaging (Li, 2008, p.225)  Online harrassment: repeatedly sending offensive messages via email or other text messaging to a person (Li, 2008, p.225)  Cyberstalking: online harassment that includes threats of harm or is excessively intimidating (Li, 2008, p.225)  Denigration (put-downs): Sending harmful, untrue, or cruel statements about a person to other people or posting such material online (Li, 2008, p.225)
    • 8. Methods of Cyberbullying (cont’d)  Masquerade (or Impersonation): pretending to be someone else and sending or posting material that makes that person look bad (Li, 2008, p.225)  Outing: sending or posting material about a person that contains sensitive, private, or embarrassing information, including forwarding private messages or images (Li, 2008, p.225)  Trickery: tricking someone into revealing secrets or embarrassing information and sharing that information with others (Trolley & Hanel, 2010, p.39)  Exclusion: cruelly excluding someone from an online group (Li, 2008, p.225)
    • 9. Social Media Usage  Mobile Phones  Social Networking Sites (SNSs)
    • 10. Mobile Phones  Most preferred method  Two to one 15 to 18 female students preferred harrassing victims by text messaging over other mediums such as e- mail, websites, and instant messaging (Toppo, 2006, p.08d).
    • 11. Mobile Phones  Advertisements  “Sexting” – “Sending or forwarding nude, sexually suggestive, or explicit pictures on a cell phone or online” (Siegle, 2010, p.15).
    • 12. Social Networking Sites  About 55% of American youths use SNSs (Trolley & Hanel, 2010, p.9).  About 46% of female participants reported using SNSs when cyberbullying (Trolley & Hanel, 2010, p.55). QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
    • 13. Social Networking Sites  Profile Creation  Identity Performance  “Imagined Audience”  Online and Offline Relationships QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
    • 14. Psychological Effects  Control Imbalance: – Changing roles  Associated Feelings: – Anger – Frustration – Sadness – Anxiety – Depression – Lower Self-esteem
    • 15. Psychological Effects (cont’d) Hinduja, S., & Patchin, J. W. (2010b)
    • 16. Psychological Effects (cont’d)  Emotional Intelligence: – Understanding Emotions  Psychological Immune System: – “The higher the level of one’s emotional intelligence, the healthier one’s psychological immune system” (Plaford, 2006, p. 59).  Social Capital
    • 17. Conclusions  Traditional bullying and Cyberbullying are different – Methods – Time and Space – Covert vs Overt  Increased Technology Usage  Decreased Mental Health  Limitations on Research
    • 18. “It Gets Better” with Joe Biden 