Plataformas comunicacionales del ciberbullying. una aplicación empírica en dos colegios de la quinta región, Chile

Translated title of the contribution: Communication platforms of cyberbullying. An empirical application in two schools in the fifth region, Chile

Lorena Menay-López, Hanns De La Fuente-Mella

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Abstract

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 contributionCommunication platforms of cyberbullying. An empirical application in two schools in the fifth region, Chile
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)117-133
Number of pages17
JournalEstudios Pedagogicos
Volume40
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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