Share Paper: Exposed to Cyberbullying on Social Media: Exploring the Social, Educational and Psychological Impacts on Teenagers and Youth

  1. Sam Yousefifard, University of British Columbia, Canada
Tuesday, July 6 3:45 PM-4:05 PM Room 5

Abstract: There is a growing interest in digital technology and social media among internet users with different ages. Despite the existing research on the pedagogical, and instructional role of media in education, the potential high risks caused by digital media use such as cyberbullying need further investigation. Cyberaggression, peer aggression, culture of hatred, and cyberviolence are some of the many issues resulting from a lack of addressing the cyberbullying issue which could lead to serious psychological and educational issues. While there are studies focusing on cyberbullying identification in educational settings, few studies have been conducted to focus on the impact of ...