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Is cyber-bullying something to be concerned about?

Bullying has moved from the playground onto the internet recently, with kids taking their taunting online. Is cyber-bullying something to be concerned about?

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Yes, more should be done by websites to protect young people on-line, because they are more vulnerable to bullying
44.66%
People should have some protection when they're online, but in the end it's up to them not to use the site if they feel intimidated
26.88%
No, the internet isn't like real-life, it's not face-to-face. People just have to learn to be thick skinned
15.42%
There is little that websites can do to protect individual users, all they can do is make sure a reporting procedure is in place and that should be enough
13.04%

Bullying has moved from the playground onto the internet recently, with kids taking their taunting online. Is cyber-bullying something to be concerned about?

 AnswerPercentageVotes
Total: 253
A.Yes, more should be done by websites to protect young people on-line, because they are more vulnerable to bullying44.66 %113
B.People should have some protection when they're online, but in the end it's up to them not to use the site if they feel intimidated26.88 %68
C.No, the internet isn't like real-life, it's not face-to-face. People just have to learn to be thick skinned15.42 %39
D.There is little that websites can do to protect individual users, all they can do is make sure a reporting procedure is in place and that should be enough13.04 %33
Stats until: 12:47 Wed 29th May 2024 (Refreshed every 5 minutes)