However, results from our national bullying survey, shows 91% of people who reported cyber bullying said that no action was taken.
This can leave users feeling disbelieved, vulnerable and knock their self-esteem.
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This exploratory study investigated women’s perceptions of femininity among Mazandarani, Azeri and Kurdish female university students in Iran.
In a survey by Ditch the Label, 47% of young people who took the survey have received nasty profile comments and 62% have been sent nasty private messages via smartphone apps.
This is very worrying as it shows how cyber bullying is on the increase.
One aim of this paper is to point out how popular such sites have become.
We suspect that currently most scholars underrate their popularity and ubiquity in this area of the world.
As of August 2012, over 273 million avatars have been registered with an average 5 million unique visitors monthly.
The service allows users to create their own Habbo character and design hotel rooms, meet new friends, chat with other players, organize parties, look after virtual pets, create and play games and complete quests.
We will begin with a discussion of what “social media” sites are (sites such as Facebook, Your Middle East, You Tube, Flickr, Muslima.com, chat rooms, and instant messaging) and point out how common they are in the Middle East.
Next, we will discuss the reasons why men and women are currently using Internet and social media.
Facebook does not tolerate bullying and say they will remove bullying content when they become aware of it and may disable the account of anyone who bullies or attacks another.