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Teen Cyberbullying and Social Media Use on the Rise
By Paul Malcore,
Rawhide.

Cyberbullying is a growing concern for American teens. Cyberbullying occurs when individuals use technology to write aggressive, embarrassing, or hateful messages to/about peers in order to intimidate, harass, shame, and control. Approximately 80% of teens use a smart phone regularly, 92% of teens report going online at least once a day, and 56% go online several times a day. With high online activity, teens either witness cyberbullying, are a victim of it, or become a perpetrator. Cyberbullying is on the rise, and the impact is often underestimated.

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Top image: Cyberbullying. Credit: OpenClips/Mielon/Wikimedia Commons.

[Source: Rawhide. Edited. Top image added.]

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