Undisciplined: Cyberbullying Yourself

Jun 10, 2021

Credit Jean-Pierre Dalbéra

We all know about cyber bullying. We know how pervasive it is. We know how damaging it can be. But there’s still a lot we don’t know about this relatively new phenomenon. For instance: how often are children engaged in cyberbullying of themselves? Well, according to one new study, the answer is a lot.

Ryan Meldrum is an associate professor of criminology and criminal justice at Florida International University, and his new study on digital self harm was recently published in the journal Deviant Behavior.