Kenedy Pierce and Mariana Sanchez
Bullying can be easier when someone feels like they have more power over others.
This theme connects to OMAM because in the book Curley felt as if he had the most power over people and so he would put down and be a bully and in the modern world teens online feel like they have more power to bully online because they are hidden behind a screen and can do or say whatever they want.
- Bullying victims are 2 out of 9 times more likely to consider committing suicide
- Most cyberbullies have been cyber bullied before
- Cyberbullying a teen can cause the teen to lose self-esteem or have suicidal thoughts or even try to commit suicide
- Boys are more likely to be threatened by cyber bullies than girls
70%- Report seeing bullying
90%- Witnessed cruel online behavior
90%- Witnessed people ignore the problem
7%- Parents in the U.S worried about cyberbullying
75%- Admit to cyberbullying
58%- Admit to being cyber bullied
20%- Suicidal thoughts/attempts due to cyberbullying
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