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What is the impact of online shaming and cyberbullying?

Like any form of bullying, there are deep consequences to this treatment of others and it’s impact on both children and adults.

With all the uncertainty and stress throughout the world right now, and so many more people online, there’s a rampant toxin spreading that isn’t being talked about enough: the increase in cyberbullying during the pandemic.

Why does it matter? Cyberbullying includes any form of harassment that takes place online. It can include cyberstalking someone so they don’t feel safe; leaving harmful comments on their social media; posting pictures of them without their consent; creating hurtful posts about them and encouraging others to share and comment at their expense; harassing them through text, apps or email; spreading rumors online and more.

Like any form of bullying, there are deep consequences to this treatment of others and it’s impact on both children and adults.

Please click on the link to read the full article https://www.jpost.com/jpost-tech/what-is-the-impact-of-online-shaming-and-cyberbullying-635134