Cyber bullying (teasing beomes bullying when... ( The affectionate…
teasing beomes bullying when...
The affectionate interaction of teasing can turn hostile when the person being teased is distressed by the teasing.
While teasing can be used to strenghten a relationship, it can also be used to alienate, criticize, and embarrass anotherp erson, which may weaken the relationship.
Teasing occurs repeatedly.
There is a power imbalance : the person teasing has more power among peers compared to the person being teased
The content of the teasing turns from affectionate to hostile
How does cyber bullying affect victims physically and mentally (Sherry Gordon)
isolated and disinterested in life and school
feeling exposed and humiliated
How does cyber bullying affect victims academically?
Bullying can have a serious impact on a child’s educational experience, and not just by causing him or her to miss school. There is a great deal of evidence to suggest that bullying has a negative impact on a child’s academic performance.
According to this UCLA study, Jaana Juvonen, a professor of psychology at UCLA and lead author of the study, bullying and low academic achievement are frequently linked. Juvonen is quoted saying, “students who are repeatedly bullied receive poorer grades and participate less in class discussions… students may get mislabeled as low achievers because they do not want to speak up in class for fear of getting bullied
School bullying vs. Cyber bullying
According to , Cyber bullying is more damaging than simple teasing or bullying because it makes data available to the online audience of embarrassing pictures or comments about the victim.
indicates feelings of the children and the real threat they they have of being physically harmed by another person
Teasing and participating.
My own story : But actually in group chats the bully feels much stronger and powerful about oneself if their friends are around them. Not necessarily they’re supporting him or her, but the fact that not only I’m doing this, they can be less guilty and say much more mean words all together. Just because you didn’t say anything, or do anything in the group chats, participating doesn’t cover the fact that you’re actually like those people who are directly bullying the victim