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Why does cyberbullying happen at universities and among students? What should universities do to prevent cyberbullying?

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Sadly, cyberbullying is becoming more and more of an issue in today’s modern society. It is defined as “any form of bullying which takes place online or through smartphones and tablets.”

Nowadays, the majority of people are using the internet to communicate with their friends and family, usually through social media websites and apps (for example, Facebook and Whatsapp). While this is undoubtedly an advantage of the internet era, it has also led to the advent of cyberbullying: people using social media and the internet in order to ridicule and harass others.

The main reason why cyberbullying is happening at universities and among students is because it is very easy to navigate the internet anonymously: for example, by setting up a fake account. Many students have accounts on social media, but they often do...

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