Cyber bullying is the use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature.
Nearly 43% of teens been bullied online. 1 in 4 has had it happen more than once. Over 80% of teens use a cell phone regularly, making it the most common medium for cyber bullying.
This chart shows that bullying has gone worse because of the more use of cell phones and other electronics.
Girls are about twice as likely as boys to be victims and perpetrators of cyber bullying. About 75% of students admit they have visited a website bashing another student and more than half of them ignore it and don't tell a parent or an adult.
The number one app people get cyber bullied on is Snapchat but it used to be Facebook. The top 3 apps are Snapchat, instagram and YouTube.
People that are being bullied don't usually consider telling an adult or even reponding back to the bully. Even bystanders don't consider telling an adult and that is why most victims choose to take their life.
This is Emma's story, a person who was a victim of cyber bullying. After watching this we can learn what to do if you are being cyber bullied which is to inform an adult.