Cyber-Bullying Growing

Link: CBS News.

Cyber-bullying, when kids pick on other kids on the Internet, is a very real phenomenon. A recent study found more than 40 percent of students claim to have been bullied online.

The Early Show co-anchor Hannah Storm recently met with some Atlanta teens to discuss the disturbing trend.

Today’s kids don’t even know what life is like without the Internet, Storm points out. It’s an integral part of their lives, for homework, entertainment, and chatting with friends.

But the downside has become apparent to many teens and pre-teens.

"I got some anonymous e-mails, probably around 300 of them, and they all had the same message on them, saying I was a whore," says Tricia, who’s 15.

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