Social media use is hugely common among teenagers, said michele hamm, a researcher in pediatrics at the university of alberta, but the health effects of cyberbullying on social media sites is. Clementi's death brought national and international attention to the issue of cyberbullying and the struggles facing lgbt youth jamie hubley (1996–2011), age 15, died by suicide in october 14, 2011 the ottawa teen was subjected to anti-gay bullying.
Abstract: little research has been conducted that comprehensively examines cyber bullying with a large and diverse sample the present study examines the prevalence, impact, and differential experience of cyber bullying among a large and diverse sample of middle and high school students (n = 2,186) from a large urban center.
Cyberbullying or online bullying is a serious problem that is growing among pre-teens, teenagers, and college-aged students girls are more likely than boys to be cyberbullies due to the verbal (non physical) nature of online communication. A 2016 report from the cyberbullying research center indicates that 338% of students between 12 and 17 were victims of cyberbullying in their lifetime conversely, 115% of students between 12 and 17 indicated that they had engaged in cyberbullying in their lifetime.