If you compare bullying now to bullying ten years ago, its incredibly different. With all these new outlets for bullying and staying anonymous, bullying has evolved from in person, verbal and physical abuse to internet flaming.
Ten years ago, bullying would often happen on the playground or in the hallways, face to face. There would be the standard bigger kid on the playground or the school jock able to get away with everything and the weaker in comparison victim. The bully would physically or verbally hard the victim while the adults were absent. Now, bullying has become a trigger word and has become overused. No one wants to address bullying because its so hard to without being put into the spotlight and being judged for every action you.
Bullying can happen through a variety of was now. such as texting, IM, facebook, and many more. It can happen very fast and anonymously. Bullying is now addressed mostly as cyber bullying. Cyber bullying is more difficult to address because of how unclear things can be. Before one would know who was the victim and who was the bully but now people stay hidden and its difficult to regulate things because people can create new accounts and things can start all over again.
“The Evolution of Bullying.” The Evolution of Bullying. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2016.