Cyberbullying

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Cyber bullying (cyber-bullying, online bullying) is the use of electronic information and communication devices such as e-mail, instant messaging, text messages, blogs, mobile phones, pagers, and defamatory websites to bully or otherwise harass an individual or group through personal attacks or other means, and it may constitute a computer crime. Cyber bullying is willful and involves recurring or repeated harm inflicted through the medium of electronic text.

Cyber bullying can be as simple as continuing to send e-mail to someone who has said they want no further contact with the sender. Cyberbullying may also include threats, sexual remarks, pejorative labels (i.e., hate speech)

The term cyberbullying was first used by Canadian educator Bill Belsey, creator of the Web site http://www.bullying.org. Other terms for Cyber-bullying are “electronic bullying,” “e-bullying,” “sms bullying,” “mobile bullying,” “online bullying,” “digital bullying,” or “Internet bullying.”

Vocabulary:

defamatory-զրպարտչական

harass-հետապնդել

willful-դիտավորյալ, կանխամտածված

recur-հաճախ կրկնվող

inflict-պատճառել

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One thought on “Cyberbullying

    Օրինակ « englishclubmskh said:
    October 21, 2015 at 1:09 pm

    […] Cyber bullying can be as simple as continuing to send e-mail to someone who has said they want no further contact with the sender. Cyberbullying may also include threats, sexual remarks, pejorative labels (i.e., hate speech) […]

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