Cyber Bullying . Kayla Lollar Patrick Query. The Facts. 58% of children say that someone has said something mean or hurtful to them online 53% of children admit to saying something mean or hurtful to someone else while online 42% of children have admitted that they have been bullied online
Research Conducted By i-SAFE America
The topic of cyber bullying is personal to us because we have close friends that have been bullied on the internet. It is extremely upsetting to see how what other people say to them affects their everyday lives. The stories of cyber bullying and people we know are what have driven us report on this subject. We want to see change.
As you can see from these stories, cyber bullying is a serious problem all over the world. It affects many people ranging from children to young adults. The results of these cases is often suicide. Cyber bullying needs to be stopped. Let’s take a look at what some of the states are doing to counteract cyber bullying.
All these methods are a good start to take action against cyber bullying, but we need to take it to the next level. South Carolina has the best policy against cyber bullying out of all the states by punishing them, and we could make great progress by building upon that.
If our proposal is put into action, great things will come as a result of it. Cyber bullying will not be as big of an issue as it is today because the number of people affected by it will greatly decrease. With less cyber bullying occurring on the internet, the world will be a better place. We hope that by contacting you, you can help make a difference.