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Should cyberbullying be allowed?
No, cyberbullying shouldn't be allowed anywhere.
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Cyberbuylling is a serious matter. It's something we're trying to combat here at Answers, and by becoming more aware, you can help us fight it! According to research, approx…. 1 out of every 4 teens has experienced cyberbullying, and 1 out of every 6 teens has done it to others. NOT cool. We believe you, along with every other user who visits Answers, should be treated with dignity and respect. Cyberbullying is neither dignified nor respectful. When you visit our site, we want you to have fun, find the answers to your questions, and maybe find a little more helpful information or meet a few great folks along the way. What is cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is using any electronic device or website to harm someone else. This includes insulting, revealing personal information, and harassing them. Cyber bullying can take many forms: Posting insulting or mean questions/answers about an individual. Sending rude messages or threats to a user's message board or in the Forums. Spreading rumors online or through questions, answers, or the Forums. Pretending to be someone else online to hurt another person. Please review the Cyberbullying Policy on Answers: http://wiki.answers.com/help/cyberbullying Cyberbullying is not tolerated on Answers. Cyberbulling on Answers will result in your account being blocked and your IP address logged for investigation. All users and IP addresses found to have engaged in cyberbullying may be reported to law enforcement. Why do people cyberbully? Most people who cyberbully and use insults are doing so because of personal insecurities of their own. They think that it will make them feel better if they put someone else down, or they insult the other person to take attention off of themselves. Sometimes people who are angry insult other people because they are not mature enough to think of a different way to handle their anger except to try to start a fight or to try to make the other person feel bad. Mature people can communicate with others without insulting them. Any ideas can be discussed between mature adults without fighting or insulting each other. Mature people can "agree to disagree" and give each other the right to have different opinions. The best way to handle an insult is to ignore it. Why? Because the bully's goal is to upset you. If you feel that you can't ignore the insult, you can respond with something like, "Mature people don't have to insult each other to communicate," and walk away. Walking away is always best, because the individual who is bullying is not going to change and suddenly stop acting immature. If the person insulting you is someone you want to keep as a friend, you could respond with something like, "That really hurts my feelings when you say something like that. Can we talk without the insults?" This lets the person know that they need to change their behavior, and if they are friends, they will want to change, and communicate appropriately. It's a personal matter... Since many bullying questions involve someone's sexual preferences, Answers cannot provide answers for these questions. However, if you are genuinely curious of someone's sexual preference, why not just ask them? We here at Answers don't know your friends, so we wouldn't have an answer. Not only that, but a person's sexual preference is often a very personal matter for them, and they probably wouldn't like such personal information to be broadcast here. If you believe the question you asked is appropriate, please e-mail GoodQuestion @ WikiAnswers.com (no spaces) with the exact question you asked and why you believe it is acceptable.
Cyberbullying has never been allowed on WikiAnswers. It used to fall under the basic rules of community guidelines and etiquette. Rules such as "Never make personal attacks" c…overed most cyberbullying situations. However, bullying is more than just the obvious insults. As the subtle intricacies of cyberbullying are becoming better understood, our rules are evolving. We want to do our best to make the site feel as safe and comfortable as we can for all of our users. See the related link below.
well if someone was cyberbullying me i would report it to the site but really just try to ignore it and dont worry about it
We believe that people should be treated with dignity and respect. Cyberbullying is neither dignified nor respectful of other people. When you visit our site, we want you to h…ave fun and to get the answers you need. We don't think that being cyberbullied is a fun way to spend your time here. When we find someone who cyberbullys another person, we take steps to make sure it doesn't happen again. Contact a supervisor (see the link) for help.
Yes, I do believe that if a student were to bully them on the internet ( or known as cyber bullying ) they should be suspended. Even if it is on the Internet, it is still cons…idered bullying. There have been some cases where the victim committed suicide ( or known as bullycide ) because of cyber bullying. Either way, it does not matter if it was on the Internet or not, it is still bullying and it hurts the victim. It depends on where they are cyberbullying. If the School is 100% sure it is while on their premises then they may take a view to suspend a student. If it is from elsewhere then it cannot be held responsible for that student and therefore they should not suspend them.
This question is for the use of SPAs and other non-supervisors. Here they might move alternates that they think need to be in this catch-all category. If the SPA or non-superv…isor moved the alternate(s) correctly, they will be split and subsequently added to the "cyberbullying" catch-all category. SPAs and non-supers can use "cyberbully catch all" as a shortcut to move alternates.
The pro of cyberbullying is that is only verbal as well as on an electronic device, in which case you do one simple thing: close the application or turn off the device. If… you let the result of a few buttons being pressed on a keyboard upset you or possibly make you contemplate suicide, then you are bullying yourself, and doing their "Job" for them. If you cannot do such things, then you need to learn to not let others judge you, only you judge yourself. If you cannot deal with this then how do you expect to get anywhere in life? You might lose your job and be in actual distress that is so much higher than someone cyberbullying you, and you might commit suicide due to your actual problem. Either you grow up when you're young or grow old whilst still being a child. The bullies don't hurt you...you do by letting them win.
Cyberbullying is not allowed on Answers.com/WikiAnswers. If you should see any cyberbullying in answers or on a users message board, or are affected yourself by cy…berbullying, please report it immediately. Use the Red Report Abuse button under any answer, or report it to a Supervisor by the message boards. You can do this once you have registered an account and have a Username. Otherwise please see below. How do I report a cyberbully? It is important to report a cyberbully immediately so that any derogatory, harassing or insulting posts can be removed and the bully can be blocked. To report a cyberbully on Answers.com, please send the username or a link to the question to WikiAnswers @ Answers.com (no spaces).
Yes, it should.
If you are being cyber-bullied, remember that its best to just ignore the people doing it. . Talk to your parents about it. Their support will prevent you from feeling insecu…re. . If the cyberbullying continues, you can file a case against the bullies (if there are anti-cyberbullying laws in your country.) . If not, then I would suggest you to deactivate your account and open a new one with a different username. That way you can hide your identity from bullies.
Just know that there cowards and have a high probability of having sad lives as well as their own emotional backstabbing issues that are being ignored or affecting there lives…. Have confidence in who you are and what you do and learn the internet has a lot of degenerates and that you should avoid particular parts of it. Also one or few persons opinion does not mean that is the opinions of others. People with low self-esteem or emotional disturbed places feel it is the norm and bring it on other people. They have their natural emotional defenses in a storm cloud ready to thunder on a daily basis to help from feeling inferior and infuriated.
Cyberbullying on Facebook Cyberbullying on facebook is when someone posts offensive statements or writes mean things on your message on facebook. Cyberbullying on facebook cou…ld get your account denied from logging in, and your account suspended either temporarily or permanently. People cyberbully on facebook is because they may want attention from other facebook users or friends, and want to act cool. But they are actually breaking the facebook help center, and violating the facebook cyberbullying policy.
More than likely, there should be a mandatory psychological evaluation and therapy, probation of some sort, and the stipulations of not being allowed to use computers during t…he probation period (except as required for supervised assignments at school or work), and having no contact with the victims. If it happens either in school, or is directed towards a student during the school year, then the school could also do their own punishment.
Well cyber-bullying isn't really allowed anywhere but for this site it's probably because bullying in general is bad cause I knew this guys brother who commited suicide becaus…e of homophobic bullying. and this site would most likely agree with me that it's bad.
The police or someone who can do something about it ____________ If it is happening on a site like this one, report it to any supervisor, or if you can search and find the gro…up that tracks cyberbullying here, report to them. Whatever you do, don't just ignore it. While we may be limited in the steps we can take, we are aggressively involved in tracking and eliminating cyberbullying to the extent possible. If it is happening on a school site, let administrators know. See if you can dig enough to find who is in charge of a given site, or report to any addresses available for site feedback.
you should tell a trusted adult