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Facebook Takes New Steps to Prevent Cyberbullying | Cybercrimes

Cyberbullying can be a Severe Crime

 

Cyberbullying has been on the rise, hurting school aged kids through out Colorado, United States, and the world.  At it's best cyberbullying, where an indiviual or group attacks another online, hurts people's feelings.  At it's worst, cyberbullying is a severe cybercrime. Cyberbullying can lead to suicide or murder and sometimes result in federal charges.

Facebook Fights Cyberbullying

As Reported by Mashable, Facebook announced at a White House Press Conference on Bullying Prevention, that the popular social media site is launching new tools to protect users and foster a stronger sense of community, creating a "culture of respect".

 

"Facebook’s latest changes boil down to two main aspects: an improved safety center with more multimedia resources, and better, more social tools for reporting offensive or bullying content."

True cyberbullying is horrible, but Cyberbullying is new crime but still one that people may easily be accused of after a simple misunderstanding.  Do not jump to conclusions if someone has been accused of this internet crime and if you have been, do not do anything without consulting an attorney experienced in cybercrime like cyberbullying.