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Unformatted text preview: the study, online youth aggressors and targets reported characteristics similar to that of conventional schoolyard bully-victim youth, including many similarities with aggressor-only youth, and signiFcant psychosocial difficulties. The data indicated that aggressor youth frequently targeted people they knew in conventional environments. Youth who reported they had harassed or embarrassed someone online were asked to report whether they knew the target in person; 84% said they did. In contrast, 31% of youth who reported being a target of Internet aggression reported knowing the harasser in person (Ybarra & Mitchell, 2004)....
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course COMMUNICAT 352 taught by Professor Kelly during the Fall '11 term at University of Tennessee.
- Fall '11