ESS005 - Cyberbullying

 

The magazine Student World recently featured the topic of cyber bullying – bullying people online – on their website, and they received a lot of comments. They have now invited readers to send in essays in which they give their opinion about whether or not people who bully online should be banned from using social media sites. The best essay will be published in their magazine.

 

Cyberbullying

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You have decided to take part in the competition. In your essay, argue either for or against banning people who write unkind comments from social networking sites. You should:

  • analyse your own experience of using social media sites and blogs
  • give reasons for introducing or not introducing this ban
  • suggest ways of dealing with the problem of cyber bullies

Write an essay of around 400 words. Give your essay a title.