The cyberbullying has become one of the most common social phenomena in the school community; the use of electronic platforms to commit aggression makes this type of harassment possess some particular characteristics. The aim of this research is to characterize the communication platforms used in cyberbullying by students of elementary education schools from two different socioeconomic strata of the fifth region, Chile. The research results show that for both, the high socioeconomic school and the medium socio-economic school, the most used communication platform for cyberbullying (by elementary school students) is Facebook. Victims indicate that the means by which they receive this type of harassment is Facebook for students of medium socio-economic school, and also cellular phones for students of a high socioeconomic setting.
|Translated title of the contribution||Communication platforms of cyberbullying. An empirical application in two schools in the fifth region, Chile|
|Number of pages||17|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2014|