Whats the connection between Cyber bullying and Teen Suicide?

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Whats the connection between Cyber bullying and Teen Suicide? by Mind Map: Whats the connection between Cyber bullying and Teen Suicide?

1. Cyber Bullying increases Teen Suicide

1.1. Meech argues that Cyber Bullying increases Teen Suicide because he discusses the rise of cyber-bullying, schoolchildren's use of the Internet or cell phones to intimidate their peers.

1.2. Scott Meech says that the victim is humiliated from a large audience which mean harassment is worse than physical bullying (Meech).

1.2.1. "Statistic shows that 20 percent of kids under 18 have received a sexual solicitation."

1.2.1.1. "Statistic says that one out of every 17, or 6 percent of kids in the United States, had been threatened or harassed online."

1.2.1.1.1. Its pretty sad that today theirs kids that harassed other kids.

1.2.2. To me its pretty disgusting that age of 18 and under have received a sexual solicitation.

1.3. Isabeau Doucet concludes that Cyber Bullying is causing serious and increasing damage (Doucet).

1.3.1. Tom Mullaney was a 15 year old boy who hanged himself because of cyber- lynched. He was sent ¨12 Facebook messages from 6 of his classmates¨ that cause him to committed suicide.

1.3.1.1. Bacon interview a wide of voices like ¨teenage girls who have had to go on medication, parents who have lost their children, celebrities who fought back and were flooded with solidarity, counselors, psychiatrists, and people who have taken it upon themselves to fill in for the lack of regulation and accountability online."

1.3.1.1.1. I´m actually glad that Bacon interview a lot of people who have suffer a lot or people who are fighting to end Cyber bullying.

1.3.2. Its really sad that Tom committed suicide just because mean messages he should have went to his dad or delete his Facebook account.

1.4. Doucet argues that Cyber Bullying increases Teen Suicide because She points to incidents in which bullied teens committed suicide. And highlights incidents in which online bullies have targeted families of those whose loved ones have died, defacing tribute pages and harassing grieving relatives.

2. Cyber Bullying does not lead to Teen Suicide

2.1. Lenhart argues that Cyber Bullying does not lead to Teen Suicide because traditional bullying was still more common than online harassment.

2.2. Amanda Lenhart respond to Pew survey that the claimed that traditional bullying is still more common than online harassment (Lenhart).

2.2.1. Pew Internet & American Life Project asked teens where bullying happen most and they said that ¨67%, said that bullying and harassment happens more offline than online. Less than one in three teens (29%) said that they thought that bullying was more likely to happen online, and 3% said they thought it happened both online and offline equally.¨

2.2.1.1. A fifteen-year-old boy admitted, on playing ¨a prank on someone but it wasn't serious ... I told them I was going to come take them from their house and kill them and throw them in the woods.¨

2.2.1.1.1. The 15 year old boy shouldn't have pranked the girl because if the girl did called the police then the boy would have been in serious trouble.

2.2.2. That´s cool that teens have their own opinion on cyber bullying happens online, off online, or both.

2.3. Larry Magid says that cyber bullying is not epidemic and its not killing our children (Magid).

2.3.1. According to a Peer reviewed study published in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine they claimed that ''the percentage of youth who report being physically bullied actually decreased between 2003 and 2008 from 22% to 15%.''

2.3.1.1. Cyberbullying Research Center indicates ¨that about one in five teens have been cyberbullied at least once in their lifetimes and 10% in the past 30 days. That's bad, but not an epidemic.´´

2.3.1.1.1. It is bad but I dont know if its not epidemic.

2.3.2. Really it did decreased i thought it would increase.

2.4. Magid argues that Cyber Bullying does not lead to Teen Suicide because we need to look what else is going on in the child's life.