Lesson 1, Topic 1
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Photo Bullying Statistics

Photo Bullying often occurs on social media and based on data from Consumer Reports, more than 1,000,000 children were harassed or threatened on those platforms in 2011. In terms of kids who were cyber or photo bullied, 25% reported that it results in a face-to-face confrontation, while 13% didn’t want to attend school the next day, and 8% were involved in a physical altercation based on something that occurred on social media.

The Cox 2014 Internet Safety Survey found that 61% of the teens who reported bullying that year were bullied because of their physical appearance. 95% of teens who use social media also saw cruel behavior, but noted that others ignored it. 55% of those people witnessed this regularly. It’s also worth noting that 21% of the people who responded, said they had joined in on the bullying that was occurring.