Cyber Bullying Can Now Lead Cyber Bullies to a Fine of Up To Dollor 1000 or 1 Year in Jail
The most popular social networking site Facebook that was designed to catch up with old friends and make new ones has always been in the news for cyber bullying since the term was coined a few years ago. Well not anymore, because this New Year the law has changed in California to penalize those who try to harm others by using fake profiles and e-mail addresses, with the bullying leading to a fine of up to $1,000 and one year in jail.
Cyberbullying can be more destructive than physical violence in a lot of ways because users can remain unidentified on the web, bullies get the chance to take harassment to the extreme and rarely get caught. In reaction to the growing problems surrounding cyber bullying and e-impersonation that are affecting children and adults nationwide, the facebook law is created!
“What Facebook users considered just a prank before is now a defiance of law and I hope it reduces cyber bully and increases internet safety for kids,” remarked the co-founder of popular internet marketing service, Safety Web () .