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Cyberbullying

  • Joseph Migga KizzaEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science book series (UTICS)

Abstract

Cyberbullying discusses the growing threat and effects of repeated and deliberate harm or harassment of other people by using electronic technology that may include devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites. In particular, a thorough discussion of the following critical topics in cyberbullying is given:
  • The differences between cyberbullying, cyberstalking and electronic harassment

  • Types of cyberbullying

  • Current legislation against cyberbullying

  • Effects of cyberbullying

  • Cyberbullying in the work place, and

  • Dealing with cyberbullying

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Engineering and Computer ScienceUniversity of TennesseeChattanoogaUSA

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