International Bullying Prevention Conference
Do Victims of Bullying Use Social Media Differently Than Their Peers?

Amy Bellmore, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Felice Resnik, Graduate Student, University of Wisconsin - Madison

This study explores social anxiety as a moderator of victimization and social media behavior by analyzing teens’ general social media use, Twitter engagement, cautious behaviors on Twitter, and the teens’ tweets. Bullied and socially anxious teens were more cautious in their Twitter usage.