To Bring Awareness to Online Bullying in Tribute to Amanda Todd

 - Oct 18, 2012
Anti-bullying campaigns in recent years have begun to focus on the online spectrum as social media sites begin to soar with inflating users and members; in light of recent events with the passing of Amanda Todd, it is important to draw attention to the affect of cyber bullying.

The Internet has expanded in ways that were never thought possible and, as the Internet continues to be a foundation for gaining information, the ages of user start younger each year. As the children of this generation grow up on computers and social media sites, the spreading of bullying increases from real life to the online realm. The passing of Amanda Todd dictates the seriousness of cyber bullying. What children fail to do is understand these effects and how they can leave permanent mental scaring.