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Cyber Bullying and Psychological torture

Cyberbullying is a criminal offence that can have serious legal consequences. What is termed as Cyberbullying? - when someone uses digital technology, such as the ...

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Cyberbullying is a criminal offence that can have serious legal consequences. What is termed as Cyberbullying? - when someone uses digital technology, such as the internet, emails, text messages, or social media, to harass, threaten, or humiliate a person. Almost anyone with an internet connection or mobile phone can cyberbully others, often without having to reveal the true identity.
Cyberbullying can occur anywhere, even at home, via smartphones, emails, texts, and social media etc. It doesn’t require face-to-face contact, physical power or strength in numbers. Most adolescents engaged on at one type of social media had been victims of cyberbullying, reportedly through several media outlets used such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc. From threatening or taunting messages via email, text, social media, or spreading lies and rumours, exposing your secrets etc. cyberbullies tend to perpetrate the crime in numerous ways.

The effects of bullying can be ravaging and may exacerbate to mental health consequences and suicide among adolescents, particularly teens who have suffered previous emotional abuse. The victims may withdraw from family, friends or undergo a drastic drop in grades. They may show changes in mood, behaviour, sleep, appetite, or show signs of depression and anxiety, avoid discussions or is secretive about the cell phone or computer activities.

Cyberbullying is significantly correlated with symptoms of anger, depression and dissociation, and also social media use or histories of adverse early life abuse. It's important to take steps to cease hostile behaviours before it has long-term consequences on an individual.

MyGov Arunachal seeks suggestions from the citizens on how to tackle the issues regarding cyberbullying?

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Susanta Kumar Pattnaik 20 hours 39 min ago

Cyber crime is a social issue prevail all over and to address a panel of civil society organizations , Govt and cyber companies should be in mounting.To stop cyber crime policing should be active enough.Cyber crime mostly Banks ,army set up and other put social unrest.People should be aware of false telephonic calls or conversation and SMS messages,cookies etc.Stop satellite phones,stop debit and credit cards,stop mobile banking and financial services should be alert.Cyber on ATM must be watched


Sandeep Shaw 5 days 22 hours ago

Awareness among the user is the first and foremost things to be done to reduce cyberbullying.

1) Every government through advertisement in television, newspaper and in every government office people should advice not to share personal information through digital media nor attend suspicious call or open any random site.

2) People should know how and where to complain cyberbullying reports.

3) People should be encouraged to use certified anti-virus scanner in their mobiles and PC's.


SHAMBHU SHANKAR BEHRA 1 week 1 day ago

In order to avoid such incidents, first of all we need to take full care and today as we are living in the era, cyber crime has increased everywhere, we should keep turning our password, PIN etc. angle continuously. Have been. , And never tell anyone under any condition and at the same time it should be strong and it has not been written anywhere.


subrojit chatterjee 1 week 4 days ago

Cyberbullying is a criminal activity everyone know very well first we need to use antivirus every system either laptop or mobile use ginwin sites and real always check system firewall OK or not don't share personal photos and videos into social sites and don't store personal nude photos or videos into mobile device or systems......


Dhender Pegu 2 weeks 3 days ago

In this digital era, children are growing up with technology. Lack of understandings and knowledge, many teenagers are getting targeted to cyberbullying.


Sakti Pegu 2 weeks 3 days ago

Increasing the availability of affordable data services and social media presence, cyberbullying in India has witnessed an alarming rise. People should be careful of it and have to for stopping it.


Mandar Das 3 weeks 1 day ago

In order to raise your concern and get the matter escalated, one can report the incident to the nearest cyber crime cell or log it in National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal.