i made this account for 3 reasons
1. To stand up for what i believe in
2. To reach out to others
3. To show others how to do both of those.
Nearly 42% of kids have been bullied online and almost one in four
have had it happen more than once.
Among this percentage, being ignored and disrespected were the most
common forms of cyber bullying.
Nine out of ten middle school students have had their feelings hurt
About 75% have visited a Web site bashing another student.
Four out of ten middle school students have had their password(s)
stolen and changed by a bully who then locked them out of their own
account or sent communications posing as them.
About 21% of kids have received mean or threatening e-mails.
The psychological and emotional outcomes of cyber bullying are
to real-life bullying outcomes, except for the reality that with
bullying there is often no escape. School ends at 3 p.m., while the
Internet is available all the time.
The primary cyber bullying location where victimizing occurs, at 56%,
is in chat rooms.
Girls are about twice as likely as boys to be victims and
of cyber bullying.
About 58% of kids admit someone has said mean or hurtful things to
them online. More than four out of ten say it has happened more than
Cyber bullying has increased in recent years. In a national survey of
10-17 year olds, twice as many children indicated they had been
victims and perpetrators.
I admire you for standing up for what you believe in publicly like this. Most
people who attempt at this get discouraged at other people. I just want to let
you know that if you need any help with this, I am here.
Lots of love,