Au ching-yuen, 17, hong kong weaving mills association chu shek lun secondary school threatening to cause physical harm to someone is already a crime in hong kong, and so should cyberbullying the internet is useful but it isn’t perfect. Since the beginning of february this year, at least six hong kong schoolchildren have taken their own lives and on february 28, a 19-year-old japanese man with a hong kong id card was found dead. In this chapter, similarities and differences between bullying and cyberbullying will be examined basing on extensive literature research, risk and protective factors for cyberbullying in hong kong, as well as psychological consequences, will be presented. Cyber bullying annotated bibliography this article talks about how cyber bullying can affect some victims and how important it is for people to acknowledge it and also fight back the author briefly goes into the lives of the victims where suicide seemed to be the only way out for them cyber bullying affect in hong kong post.
According to eu kids online, a poll conducted in 2013 in britain, 543 million teenagers have experienced cyberbullying on social networks such as facebook, askfm and twitter. Common types of cyber bullying in hong kong involve receiving constant offensive and insulting messages, personal data or secrets being spread on the internet, or images of victims altered and posted on the internet. Cyberbullying is different, and can sometimes have more dire consequences than traditional bullying for various reasons while traditional bullying primarily occurs within the confines of the school, cyberbullying can take place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – anytime, anywhere.
Studies on the psycho-social effects of cyberspace have begun to monitor the effects cyberbullying may have on the victims consequences of cyberbullying are multi-faceted, and affect online and offline behavior a study on cyberbullying in hong kong cyber-bullying: creating a culture of respect in a cyber world reclaiming children. But now, in our cyber-age society, bullying has taken a much more pervasive role while in the past, victims of bullying might have been able to at least find some relief at home or away from the playground and schoolyards, technology has provided the opportunity for bullying to be a 24/7 torment. Hong kong baptist university 40 cyber-bullying among university students: internet self-efficacy will positively affect the likelihood of committing cyber-bullying. Examples of famous forums for disclosing personal data or photos to punish the enemies include the hong kong golden forum, livejournal, cyber-bullying is a problem that affects almost half of all american teens 2007 distribution of cyberbullying it highlights forms and effects of cyberbullying and the importance of bystanders. Bailey 1 cause and effects of cyberbullying by nick bailey cyber-bullying is one of the most effective and harsh forms of bullying on the planets, with studies proving over 75% of all school-age minors being affected but it one point or another in the world (davison and stein 596.
Online bullying is also known as cyber bullying this kind of bullying occurs over the internet or through a technological device cyber bullying can happen via emails, instant messaging, social networking sites, instant messaging applications, online discussion forums, phone calls, and short message service (sms. Cyber-bullying in hong kong 175 likes cyber-bullying in hong kong be a buddynot a bully let’s create a harmonious society and stop cyber-bullying. Cyberbullying cyber to mean electronically, by way of virtual computer over the internet or airwaves cyberbullying is bullying by texting and emailing people to embarrass them and hurt their.
There is no statute law in hong kong on cyber-bullying, and as cyber-bullying activities are wide-ranging and cover defamation, criminal intimidation and infringement of intellectual property, etc, they have to be addressed by relying on different branches of the law. The cause of cyber bullying and the effect of the mental development of teenagers since hong kong is a city that well-developed in technology, internet is indispensable to the people but some people used internet to do the illegal behavior. Home teachers related student guidance and discipline services resources of student guidance and discipline services cyber-bullying and internet safety resources it in education section, education bureau.
Traditional bullying, cyber-bullying, and tackling strategies paper presented at hong kong child safety conference 2012, organized by department of pediatrics and adolescent medicine, the university of hong kong, 11 feb, 2012 dr dennis sing-wing wong associate professor. Similarly, other studies have documented a significant relationship between increased cyberbullying victimization and increased substance use 13,43 finally, cyberbullying victimization was also related to increased levels of traditional bullying (for example, physical aggression, stealing) among a sample of adolescents living in hong kong 36. According to whatiscom, cyberbullying is the use of cell phones, instant messaging, e-mail, chat rooms, or social networking sites such as facebook and twitter to harass, threaten, or intimidate someone (2010, cyberbullying section, para1.
In this review, we first review the prevalence of traditional school bullying and cyberbullying in selected major chinese societies, namely the mainland china, taiwan, hong kong, and macau empirical findings on the characteristics of bullying perpetrators, victims, and the offense circumstances are described. Hong kong's richest malaysia's richest how cyberattacks will affect the average person in 2018 and have been used in cases ranging from cyber bullying to domestic abuse.
Responding to cyberbullying there is at present no separate statutory law in hong kong which directly addresses or governs cyberbullying however, all bullying activities (cyber or not) are governed by relevant legislation if they involve criminal offences. The pen is mightier than the sword or so the adage goes when this was once said, it was to highlight the power of thoughts and ideas over brute force and violence as a way to effect change. Lcq12: cyber-bullying following is a question by the hon chan kin-por and a written reply by the secretary for commerce and economic development, mr gregory so, in the legislative council today (december 19): question: it has been reported that incidents of cyber-bullying happen in hong kong from time to time for instance, the posting of comments recently by a bride-to-be on the amount. Bullying is defined as “mean, hurtful behavior that occurs repeatedly in a relationship with an imbalance of power or strength” in an article, “an in-depth look at bullying in hong kong”, it was reported that a study conducted in hong kong school’s of 1,800 teen students, approximately 708% reported being victims of violent bullying behavior.