The unethical use of the computers by bullying someone with technology
Jay Jackson
Bowie State University

Table of Contents
What is the difference between Bullying and Cyberbullying4
Ways and examples of Cyberbullying5
Statistical Research 6
Is Cyberbullying Illegal? 7-9

Bullying has been engrained in American society since the country’s founding. Bred from a capitalistic economy and competitive social hierarchy, bullying has remained a relevant issue through the years. Technological bullying, known as cyberbullying, has allowed the problem to expand, became more elusive and even harder to define. A thorough analysis of various case studies, statistical research, law cases and news articles was conducted to understand the issues of cyberbullying and to find preventative measures that should be taken. This paper illuminates the background situation, legal struggles, clinical implications and potential preventative steps concerning bullying alike.

Each day school children learn valuable skills and lessons from their teachers as well as through interactions with their peers. Although school, is beneficial to America’s youth, there are some experiences, such as bullying, that may negatively affect and stick with these children for the rest of their lives. Certain children find a way to get rid of their frustration by bullying others. In the past, it wasn’t as bad because back in the day it was limited to face-to-face interactions. However, recently, this age-old conflict has matched the pace of technological evolutions, making it more dangerous and harder to contain. Cell phones, social media sites, chat rooms, and other forms of technology have allowed bullying to expand into cyberspace. This new form of abuse is known as cyberbullying.
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