Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying refers to the act of using digital communication tools and platforms, such as social media, text messages, email, or online forums, to harass, threaten, intimidate, or otherwise harm individuals or groups. This harmful behavior involves various forms of online aggression, including sending hurtful or offensive messages, sharing private or embarrassing information without consent, spreading false rumors, or engaging in other activities intended to cause emotional distress or harm to the victim. Cyberbullying can have serious consequences for the individuals targeted, often leading to emotional, psychological, and sometimes even physical harm. It is a significant concern in the digital age, especially among adolescents and young adults, and efforts are made to prevent and address it to create a safer online environment.