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I was bullied by a Ryerson student group

I was bullied by a Ryerson student group

In my second year at Ryerson, I joined a student group that’s supported and funded by the Ryerson Students’ Union. Feeling acclimatized and accustomed to the commute and the campus, I felt it was time for me to get involved in a student club and make new friends. Well, that backfired. Instead of gaining new Twitter followers and invitations to […]

by Alisha Sawhney· · On Campus, Opinion, Voices
Internet trolls, cyberbullies and flamers are stirring trouble on social media. (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Online aggression and anonymity

A social media researcher disclosed at Ryerson that anonymity is only one aspect behind aggressive online behaviour. For the first time in history, people who exhibit antisocial tendencies are able to reach a wide audience and impact the lives of people through social media websites. But what drives these antisocial individuals? Is it the anonymity of being behind a keyboard, or […]