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Is Cyberbullying Really A Problem For Youth?

Youth Radio

Back in the early 2000's, chatting online was an escape from reality. Your whole school wasn’t online with you. You didn’t even need to post a picture of yourself. And when people online started being rude, you could easily leave because there was no tie between your online life and your offline life.

But that’s not the case anymore.

With kids’ online and offline lives becoming one, it appears that harassment could happen every day, and all day. There is no logging off.

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  • Alexander Rose

    Standing up for yourself is an important part about the bullying situation (in both the virtual and IRL realities), but let's not forget the value of allies -- and that we always need more people out there willing to help others stand on their own two feet too.

  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    I was bullied a lot right when AOL came out with IMing. It was online and offline. It really shaped my sense of self, and it all came from ONE bully. Amazing how one person can really make an impact like that.