The Impact Of Cyberbullying On Children

Originally published at: https://www.bark.us/blog/impact-cyberbullying-children/

Updated: This post was first published May 10, 2016 From social media to online gaming to cell phones, today’s children have more avenues through which they can interact with each other virtually. That is why cyberbullying can be a source of significant psychological and emotional distress. Just like other forms of bullying, children bullied on the internet experience fear, anxiety, low self-esteem and depression. Here’s a look at some of the effects of cyberbullying. Effects of Cyberbullying: Vulnerability Children who are cyberbullied have a hard time feeling safe and in control. Unlike face-to-face bullying where a child can refuge within the…