The increased dependency on the virtual space has given rise to issues like online harassment and cyberbullying. Over the past 7 months, the number of abusive comments on platforms like YouTube and Instagram have multiplied rapidly.
Over the past seven months, one of the biggest changes that society has had to adapt to as a result of the pandemic was the switch to a virtual world. Students have moved to online classes and working professionals have been working from home through their laptop.
As a result the dependency on video conferencing apps and live virtual resources online has increased to a great extent.
Although this change has helped maintain social distancing norms and avoid the spread of the virus, it has given roots to a problem that has existed ever since the inception of the internet – online harassment.
With the virtual space taking over, one group of…