In todays day and age we have mass quantities of technology to interact with one another. With all this technology there are people abusing it to hurt and deprive others of there happiness. Cyber bullying has become a huge problem with harassment, slander, and hurtful ridicule. The way to prevent this is by having strict rules or regulation both on these social media sights and for txt/email/etc. Yes you can't prevent it all but to get rid of the extreme cases of bullying is a good start.
A person who uses there strength or influence to intimidate someone, typically to force him or her to do what one wants(google def). Bullies are most likely have problems of there own and pick on those who could seem more weak to make them feel more superior than the other. They name call, hurt, or make the victim do things they don't wanna do. To prevent this people need to stand up for themselves or by telling a teacher, person of authority or even parents. Bullying causes scares literally and figuratively on a person and there has been many links to suicided because of bullying. Help others in need and help yourself if its needed as well.