Act of bullying is rampant across the world. Most of the school going children get involved in bullying, as offenders or victims. Bullying behavior can start at a very young age and magnify when schooling starts and worsen further, with passing years.
As internet and social networking has become a part of our lives, bullies now use this media to exploit their victims. This infographic presents interesting facts about how bullying behavior develops among individuals, how it intensifies and how youngsters are bullied on the internet.
Bullying has a huge impact on victims. They tend be weaker compared to their peers and may suffer emotionally as well. Low self-esteem and fear can make it difficult for them to retaliate; through their life in some cases.
Bullies are also affected by their behavior, even in their adulthood. They may experience difficulty in forming relationships. Bullies are more vulnerable to using tobacco, drugs and alcohol. Some of them may even involve in criminal activities at later stages.