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Generally people do not know the meaning of cyber bullying. There are a lot of different ways that cyber bullying can be defined by. But according to the dictionary it means the use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature. There are many more extensions to this definition.cyber bullying online

In the age of technology cyber bullying has become increasingly common and a major problem for parents. They are not able to protect their children from it. The major reason is that they do not know if their children are affected by it or not. In addition to that there is no way of finding out for sure either.

 

Cyber bullying has gained so much popularity recently because of many different reasons. One is that it is almost impossible to find out who it is. Second they can get away with it and also have the satisfaction. Third the bullies can be there anytime they want. Hence it has become very easy for bullies.cyber bullying

Parents should be careful of this and see to it that their children are not cyber bullied. There are quite a few ways in which they can protect their children. First of all parents should understand that cell phones and laptops are not the cause of cyber bullying. There is no use of blaming them and depriving children of those facilities. Parents should also understand that social media as a whole is not the root of cyber bullying. They should understand that although social media is a major contributor of cyber bullying it is all bad.

 

Parents should observe the amounts of time their children spend online. It is also possible to put up parental observation firewalls on their devices. Parents should observe the behavior or mood of their children when they are using their social media accounts or the internet. It has been seen that children who are cyber bullied tend to Use alcohol and drugs, Skip school, Experience in-person bullying, be unwilling to attend school, receive poor grades, have lower self-esteem and have more health problems.

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Parents should keep keen observation on all these aspects. Parents should also talk to their children about it and make sure that if anything happens or has happened they tell you about it. Parents should not make them scared or uncomfortable about it. In case it does happen parents should make their children strong and tell them appropriate ways to stop it and face it with pride and dignity. Parents should make sure they come out of it and lead a healthy online life thereafter without any fear.

Author: Niketha Mohan

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