Bullying. Facts About Bullying . Boys are more likely to bully and to be the bullied. The word “bully” was first used in the 1530’s meaning “sweetheart”. With time, it took on the meaning of “harasser of the weak”.
Bullying is an act that is often aimed at those who are weaker, have no friends or who differ from the norm in some way.
Any bullying done through the use of technology.
Cyber bullies forward and spread hurtful messages and/or images through email, instant messaging, social networking sites and electronic devices such as cell phones.
Cyber-bullying has become worse in the last decade because of modern technology.
Bullying is a problem that can cause negative, consequences for both bullies and victims.