When the cyberbully is you

cyberbullying The article linked below starts with a question: Why are people so mean on the Internet?

Before reading the article, consider that question for a minute.

Read the article and answer these questions:

  1. Why is cyberbullying a hotly debated issue nowadays? What has changed?
  2. Who are Justine Sacco and Sam Biddle?
  3. What is empathy (see link below for a definition), and why is lack of it a problem?
  4. Why are more people now learning to have empathy with cyberbullying victims?
  5. The author says that most cyberbullies do not intend to be mean. What is his answer to the question: Why are people so mean on the Internet?