Revista Digital Universitaria
Revista Digital Universitaria ISSN: 1607 - 6079 | Publicación mensual | 1 de enero de 2014 vol.15, No.01


Cyberbullying: harassment through IT services and devices.

Rubén Aquino Luna

Cyberbullying is a repetitive aggression carried out by one or more individuals towards a person, using electronic devices or IT services. There are some differences between "face to face" bullying and cyberbullying, the most important is use of IT, which modifies impact of bullying against the victim. Technical measures and Internet services policies are necessary and useful to counteract cyberbullying but most effective measure is to avoid it to happen. Awareness is essential, mainly with kids and teenagers.

Keywords: Bullying, cyberbullying, IT, awareness, aggression.