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Cyberbullying among Malaysian youth: the case of Selangor


Saharrudin, Nurul Farhana and Ahmad Ghazali, Akmar Hayati and Abu Samah, Asnarulkhadi and Ahmad, Aminah and Abdullah, Haslinda (2019) Cyberbullying among Malaysian youth: the case of Selangor. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 9 (3). pp. 1060-1070. ISSN 2222 -6990


This study aims to identify Selangor youth’s engagement in cyberbullying activities. The study was carried out by a cross-sectional survey of 400 youths in four districts in Selangor namely, Hulu Langat, Serdang, Sabak Bernam and Klang. The study found that Selangor youth’s engagement in cyberbullying activities to be at low level. The findings also indicated that the most common form of cyberbullying activity committed among this particular group of youth was to block others in instant messaging application such like WhatsApp, Facebook, Messenger and etc. Several recommendations are made to overcome this social problem, quite a few actions were highlighted to take into consideration such as parental monitoring, cyber education, counseling, media awareness and campaign and the role of internet providers.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Educational Studies
Faculty of Modern Language and Communication
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.6007/IJARBSS/v9-i3/5761
Publisher: Human Resource Management Academic Research Society
Keywords: Cyberbullying; Youth; Youth development; Social problem
Depositing User: Ms. Nuraida Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2020 03:49
Last Modified: 10 Sep 2020 03:49
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URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/81068
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