Cyberbullying in socialmedia disaster for every country.
The research of National Centre for Social (2009)shows, at the age 14, about half of teens were sufferers of cyberbullying.Cyberbullying is a noxious matter. Cyberbullying in social media has differentperspectives. The first perspective is cyberbullying is severe issue, which isdraw out to suicide and cause of overkill. The Survey of National Crime Victimization (2011)data illustrates in 2011 about 2.
2million teenagers were victims ofcyberbullying, who enrolled teens of 13-17 age. Young teens who were formed sufferers ofcyberbullying generally results in destitute self-respect, aggression anddepression. The second perspective is cyberbullying is not severe issue. Thesisof the research is cyberbullying is a severe issue for teenagers in KZ and for all over the world.
The first perspective iscyberbullying is not an issue. School outrange and bullying are serious socialissues. People notice, issue of school bullying is worse, more solemn thancyberbullying in social networks. The Survey of National Crime Victimization (2013)shows every day 7.8% of teens are sufferers oftraditional bullying and 3.
1% of teens are sufferers of cyberbullying in socialmedia. Unlike the cyberbullying, traditional bullying is worse thancyberbullying. Today, in the world oftechnology, it is accessible to find cyberbullies, which sit in the fake pagein social networks. For instance, police arrested two girls in Florida, whichaccused with cyberbullying after the making fake page in Facebook in 2011 (Davis,2012).
It proves that, today, it is hands-down to find cyberbullies before,while there was more threaten and it wasnot very late. However, person has to be on guard, because traditional bullyingwould be in any time. In addition, teens do bully for entertainment, becausethey are so bored and have much time (Aftab, 2010). Several of them just do itfor to get reaction or for giggles. Surveyof Teen Online & Wireless Safety (2009) shows, 28% of teenagers did cyberbullyingjust for entertainment. However, traditional bullies might follow victimsduring the long time and appear unexpectedly and could damage injury or eventhieve sufferers.
Traditional bullying do not have relationship with gender ascyberbullying. Most of girls are victims of cyberbullying in social mediaunlike the traditional bullying. Because of it, it is need to be fear oftraditional bullying, as it is precarious for boys too. Traditional bullying maycross into the sexual persecution or sexual charge. Bullies may have anyreasons for bulling others, as wanting control, to steal something etc.
Victimsof traditional bullying weaker than bullies, also bullying can has dangerous consequences,depression, aggressions like a cyberbullying in social media. All examples andfacts had been proved that cyberbullyingis not a noxious issue like a traditional bullying. The counter-argument is there are people, whothink cyberbullying is serious matter for growing generation.
The second perspective is cyberbullyingis serious matter for growing generation that use the internet and technologycommunication. Suicide among the youngster to be important and serious problemfor every country. One of the reasons of youth suicide is cyberbullying. Teensare bullied and youth, who bully others, are on increased risk of suicidalthoughts and commit to the suicide. According to the Suicide Awareness Voicesfor Education suicides (2014), about 65 000 teens among 10-16 ages, committo the suicide every year.
Over 16% of them consider suicide and 8% of studentsdid seriously pursuit. One of cause of committing suicide is fear of beingdisgrace in society. Second cause of committing suicide is obscene words, whichoffend their dignity. Girls perceive cyberbullying more emotional than boys andgirls are more likely commit to suicide. Girls accost each other with obscenewords, like “slut”, “whore” and “beach”, which offend their dignity (Patchinand Hinduja, 2014).
For instance, girl 15 years old committed suicide, becauseof words in social network such as Ask.fm in 2012 (buzzfeed.com). The second effects ofcyberbullying victims may experiences psychological impacts like loneliness,depression, aggressive, low self-respect, incompetence to concentrate toschoolwork and bad marks etc. Many of them fear to ask help from other people,because of received embarrassment and fear of next disclosure. In addition, emotionscaused by cyberbullying in social media are often “hidden in plain-sight”. Asreported by University of Missouri (2012) data, 12.
5% of teens had major depressioncause of cyberbullying. Despite the argument given in the first perspective, cyberbullyingis a serious issue for the growing generation. The counter-argument of secondperspective is the most colossal issue of cyberbullying is suicide. The result of my surveyillustrates, more than half of 99 of respondents to survey are girls, who moreinterested in social networks than boys.
As well about 76% of girls and 92% ofboys aged 15-18 use social networks in Almaty. Comparing the other socialnetworks, the first place in popularity among the youngsters in Almaty is Vkontakte(VK). The second place in popularity is Instagram and the third place isAsk.fm. Around 72% of teens in Almaty doknow what it is the cyberbullying. Only 10% of them faced cyberbullying. Likewisemore than half against of controlling social page in virtual world.
Because itis their own life in virtual world. The rest of them consent to control socialpage, because parents have to defend life of their children. More than half of 99 of respondents tosurvey said, they would not do anything, if someone did threaten anonymousthrough social networks. Inasmuch as they guessed, it is just humor; they didnot pay attention to it.
About 25% of teens wouldtell parents, if cyberbullies sent threaten anonymous through social media.More than half accept, cyberbullying is dangerous for teenagers andconsequences of suicide .Most of 99 responding recommended for children, whowere victims of cyberbullying in virtual world to go psychologist. Comparing with other socialnetworks, Facebook is not so popular in Almaty, which have the highestindicator of cyberbullying all over the world.
The number of sufferers ofcyberbullying are less than other countries, like India, and Japan. The firstreason is other countries are developed countries, as Japan and USA in contrastto Kazakhstan. In addition, teenagers started to use social networks earlierthan in Kazakhstan. The second reasons is population of country. Certainly, alldeveloped countries have huge population than Kazakhstan. The thesis of research iscyberbullying is serious issue for youngsters of world. The first perspectiveis cyberbullying is not dangerous issue like traditional bullying.
As teens do cyberbullyingfor entertainment, just to get reaction or for giggles. The second perspectiveis cyberbullying is solemn matter for society. Because it stimulateunacceptable behavior, damage mentality of children and make internetunreliable for children. In consequences of analyzingsurvey and evidences, cyberbullying is serious issue for teens aged 12-17. Itencourages privative effects for youngsters, like as self-respect, depressionand suicide. According to the survey in Almaty, oneimplication on future about cyberbullying is to conduct lectures for teens aged14-17. In these lectures contains of explanation why cyberbullying is noxiousissue for teens, consequences of cyberbullying and push to solve issue on time.
Overall, cyberbullying in social media is dangerous problem that it is neededto solve.