Created & Published by: Michaela Deprey
Have you ever been cyber bullied? Well if you haven’t and you’re a young adult then you are one in a few that haven’t, and you are very lucky. So many kids have been bullied, at least 43% have been.
Girls tend to bully in groups more than boys do. Boys do bully in groups too. Boys refer to them as “athlete” vs. “non-athlete.” Girls refer to them as “popular” vs. “non-popular.” Popular kids or tens may bully because they see themselves as popular, or hurting others makes them feel better about themselves and makes them feel more popular.
Victims are 2 to 9 times more likely to commit suicide.
About 70% of students report that they see online bullying. Even though that many students report about that, 81% of teens think bullying online is easier to get away with than actually bulling in person. Over 83% of adults who stuttered as a child say they have been teased or bullied. Approximately 71% of adults who stuttered as a child said that bullying happened at least once a week.