Cyber bullying is the worst form of social decay as it progresses to cyber stalking when the ‘stronger’ party is an adult (Hunter, 2012). Cyber bullying is illegal and has various legal consequences.
It is prudent that internet users identify people whom they interact with on different online platforms. After identification, make sure that there is mutual consent to interact with different people on the online platforms. Ensure that the context of interaction does not offend, or intend to offend, either party (Trolley and Hanel 2010).
Cyber bullying is evident if internet users cannot identify the people with whom they interact with on different online platforms. In addition, if there is no mutual consent for a particular party to interact with an online user, one party may be vulnerable to cyber bullying. If either party uses derogatory terms for the other internet user, cyber bullying is prevalent in that context.
The most important thing is to ensure that all networks are secure and that only authorized parties can access them. All internet users have a duty to ensure that their interaction on online platforms is positive. Children who are victims of cyber bullying are required to report to the relevant authorities (teachers or parents) (Trolley and Hanel 2010).
The individual action plan is sufficient to ensure that the social issue is eradicated as soon as it is detected. In addition, the action plan is easy to implement, cheap, and is not time wasting. Parents and teachers will be involved in implementing the action plan, in addition, to offering practical lessons to children (who are most vulnerable) to prevent