London, UK (PRWEB) December 02, 2013
The year is nearing its end, which brings forth the time for cyber bullying statistics 2014, NoBullying.com examines the latest in Cyber Bullying Trends in an article released today.
One of the discoveries was that for the past year, there were around 240,000 Cyber Bullying related searches stemming from Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico already released a law against Bullying and harassment but without mention of cyber bullying. As for school bullying, schools that receive federal funding are required by federal law to address discrimination on a number of different personal characteristics.
In a more recent piece of news on Cyber Bullying in 2013, a local man was arrested for allegedly sending a threatening tweet from Puerto Rico. According to news sites, Joseph Morales was taken into custody by the FBI on a charge of cyberbullying.
As for laws concerning cyber bullying, Eduardo Bhatia, minority whip of the Puerto Rican Parliament presented a bill in May 2013, roughly called “The Law for the Prevention and Management of Cyberbullying”, the bill basically calls for the punishment of “any unwanted communications done electronically with the intent to harass or harm someone”. If proven, this offence is punishable by three years of imprisonment.
Macartan Mulligan, Co-Founder of NoBullying.com, said, “While it is quite a good thing that many people from different parts of the world are taking an interest in learning about cyber bullying, we at NoBullying.com look forward to the day where cyber bullying is a thing of the past. We want to end this epidemic once and for all through education and kindness.”
He added that parents and teachers should make a point to educate the younger generations about the sad outcome of bullying online and off line. According to Mulligan, it is quite imperative to press for more firm laws condemning all acts of bullying, cyber bullying and harassment.
NoBullying.com features many pages dedicated to parents, teens, teachers, health professionals as well as posts related to cyber safety and the latest news about law making concerning curbing bullying worldwide as well as inspirational Bullying Poems and Bullying Quotes.
He also added that anyone suffering from bullying in any form or way can always reach out to the team of NoBullying and they will be given advice on how to stand up to bullying or protect themselves online.
The founders of the website hope that viewers can truly learn about bullying definition as well as school bullying and workplace bullying and put a serious effort to making it stop by education and caution and not by violence. NoBullying.com is not a mere website but an actual movement against bullying.