This virus revealed many aspects of our health sector but it also shed light on the vulnerabilities of being online. Although the majority of Fijians were able to connect with family and friends through the internet and social media because of the rise in connectivity and low costs of access, some users took full advantage of the circumstances and revealed some of the worst ills of the cyber world.
Online bullying or cyberbullying is among many of the online abuses that continues to perpetrate our online spheres so how can you recognize it and what can you do about it?
When an individual uses technology to post, send, or publish content online with the intention to harm another individual, usually in a repeated aggressive behaviour that stems from a power imbalance regarding the individuals involved, this is called online bullying. It can take many forms and unlike traditional bullying, it can happen in the comfort of your own home.