Cyberbullying Via Social Media

  title={Cyberbullying Via Social Media},
  author={E. Whittaker and R. M. Kowalski},
  journal={Journal of School Violence},
  pages={11 - 29}
  • E. Whittaker, R. M. Kowalski
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology
  • Journal of School Violence
  • Recent years have witnessed a surge of research on cyberbullying. In this article, three studies examined prevalence rates of cyberbullying among college-age students, venues through which cyberbullying occurs, with a particular focus on social media, and perceptions of cyberbullying as a function of features of the target (e.g., peer, celebrity, groups). Study 1 found texting and social media to be the most commonly used venues for cyberbullying victimization. Study 2 determined that features… CONTINUE READING
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