Cyberbullying Among the Youth

Cyberbullying Among the Youth

In today’s time, children have become more adept to technology than ever! They have started using all forms of technology at a very young age. While learning new technologies can be justified as an integral part of their learning system, it comes with a dark side as well. By creating their online identity, children often forget their real self and seek to discover new ways to get attention digitally. When misused, these same sites can become the reason for grave identity crisis and issues such as fear, humiliation, and isolation from the real world. Cyberbullying could also happen and exists in many forms – Cyber-Stalking – sending our hurtful content over social media Denigration – Posting derogatory content on one’s profile in an effort to defame them in real life Flaming - using offensive language to verbally harass someone online Impersonation – creating a fake profile of a person in an effort to defame them. Outing – sharing a shameful personal fact about someone without their...
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My Child Is a Bully

My Child Is a Bully

Parents are always the first line of defence for a child. No matter what the situation is, a parent will always try to justify his child’s actions and defend even the negative behaviours. This can lead to a very sad situation if your child is bullying his fellow classmates. Bullying not only affects the victim of the attack, but it also sets a negative behaviour in the mind of the perpetrator. Studies have shown that children who bully others at a young age often get involved in criminal activities in the future. This situation is grave because neither the parents nor children are ready to accept and understand this situation at ease. As a parent, here is what you need to do – Teach them values such as empathy and respect. Understand their situation and teach them better ways to express themselves. Children more than often learn from their parents. So, maintain a peaceful environment at home. Spend more time with them...
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