the effects of cyber bully

the effects of cyberbullying

Adolescents in the United States culture are moving from using the Internet as an “extra” in everyday communication (cyber utilization) to using it as a “primary and necessary” mode of communication (cyber immersion).1 In fact, 95% of adolescents are connected to the Internet.2

Victims of cyberbullying often find it difficult to feel safe. Typically, this is because the bullying can invade their home through a computer or cell phone at any time of day. They no longer have a place where they can escape. To a victim, it feels like the bullying is everywhere.Hurt feelings

Sadness

Anxiety

Depression or other more serious mental health problems

Anger

Shame

Fear

Frustration

Low self esteem

Inability to trust in other