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why do people bully to the extremes they do now on social media?

It's just so nasty, i know there has always been some forms of bullying. I was never the most popular girl in school when I was there, many years ago but luckily never suffered extreme bullying just a few stupid comments every now and again but I don't know what i would have done had it been worse. What do people get from being so mean to another person. Its beyond me.

Update:

There has been so many cases of teenagers killing themselves, so tragic it doesn't matter if you can just turn of your computer they want a normal life obviously and they shouldn't have to run away from these bullys

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  • MBK
    Lv 7
    8 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    A minority of people "think they can make themselves taller by cutting off the heads of others". Typically they have low self-worth or conditional judgements about themselves such as "in order to be acceptable, I have to be (e.g.) strong and aggressive... cool and fashionable..... not a geek or a swot.

    Something within them gives them the false belief that their happiness can be increased by hurting others.

    nd the online part - they don't confront their victims, so they can deceive their conscience and pretend they're not actually hurting anyone.

  • 8 years ago

    The thing about bullying online is that, all you have to do is ignore the person, or turn your computer off.

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