Cyberbullying among youth in Malaysia

Lai, Chee Sern and Mohamad, Mimi Mohaffyza and Lee, Ming Foong and Mohd Salleh, Kahirol and Sulaiman, Nor Lisa and Rosli, D’oria Islamiah and Chang, Wilson Vui Seng (2016) Cyberbullying among youth in Malaysia. Malaysia Journal of Youth Studies, 15. ISSN 2180-1649

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The purpose of this research was to survey the current situation concerning cyberbullying among youth in Malaysia. Specifically, this research aimed at finding out the prevalence of cyberbullying among youth based on demographic data and the common types of cyberbullying tactic. The survey method was adopted as the research design in which a set of questionnaire was developed to collect the data. A total of 1406 respondents were selected in this research. In general, the research findings reveal that majority of the respondents had been cyberbullied before. The Malays community yielded the highest percentage of cyberbullied victims. In addition, the result also shows that female cyber users were usually targeted as the cyberbully victim. The most common type of cyberbully tactic was through receiving offensive/ pornographic materials. Effective and pragmatic steps have to be taken in order to mitigate the cyberbullying problem among Malaysian youth.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cyberbullying; Youth; Cyber user; Cyberbully tactic; Cyberbully victim
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2801-3095 School administration and organization > LB3011-3095 School management and discipline
Divisions: Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering > Department of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Mrs. Siti Noraida Miskan
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2021 07:58
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2021 07:58

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