Anyone can be a victim of bullying by mad and insecure people around us. Bullying has been rampant all over the world, especially in Australia. A lot of people experiences bullying, innocent kids, teenagers and even matured adults are victims of bullying. There are many types of bullying like physical bullying, verbal bullying and the most common now is cyberbullying in Australia. The internet has not just been a bridge to happiness for people but also sadness and depression. A lot of people experience cyberbullying and a lot doesn’t know how to handle it.
Let us share this cyberbullying story of a typical teenager who has experienced a massive internet bullying or cyberbullying in Australia.
Shane was just a normal teenager who also uses the internet. Like other teenagers, he also uses this popular social media app which everyone also loves to use. This app allows you to post and share your pictures, videos, and opinions. With his love of dancing and singing, Shane always shares his videos with his friends dancing in this social media app. At first, they began to receive compliments and positive comments about their videos but like others, they also received negative comments which are a sign of bullying.
People shared their pictures and videos on the internet and making fun of them. Among their friends, Shane was the one who was bullied most and this led to Shane’s depression. Every day he receives negative comments from his friends and from this social media app. Shane was so depressed and he was having suicidal thoughts. His parents don’t have any idea of what’s happening to their son until one day, his parents saw their son in his room covered with blood on his hands. Shane attempted suicide by cutting his veins on his hand. His parents immediately rushed him to a nearby hospital and luckily their son was alive.
People who experience cyberbullying are having a hard time in handling it, especially to teenagers with young minds who don’t have the capability to manage it. But with a strong will and positive mind, anyone can stop and prevent bullying. If you have another cyberbullying story, you can send it to Bullyout and we’ll be glad to listen to your story. Together let us help each other on how to stop bullying in Australia.