Types of Cyberbullying Experienced by Adolescents

Nia Agustiningsih, Ah Yusuf, Ahsan

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Introduction: Cyberbullying consists of several types. The purpose of this study is to determine the type of cyberbullying experienced by adolescents. Methods: The study was conducted with a cross sectional design in in one of the high schools in the Turen sub-district, Malang district, East Java province, Indonesia. The population were teenagers in high school who used social media with purposive sampling. Data on cyberbullying was obtained using the Revised Cyberbullying Inventory which has been tested for validation (rcount > rtable = 0,312) and tested for reliability with alpha Chronbach > 0,6 (0,902). Data collection by using google form adolescents in 2 sub-districts in the Malang district, East Java province, Indonesia. Within 2 weeks according to the specified time, 237 teenagers who filled out the google form were then selected based on the completeness of the data that the teens who filled out the google form were 144. Data were analyzed descriptively presented in numbers and percentages. Results: From the calculation of the score of the 7 types of cyberbullying that are most often experienced by adolescents, namely Harassment with 109 (75,69%), Exclusion with 85 (59,03%), Flaming with 60 (41,67%), Cyberstalking there are 42 adolescents (29,17%), outing with 103 (33,33%), impersonation with 41 (28,47%) and denigration with 24 (16,67%). Based on these results that adolescents experience more than 2 types of cyberbullying. Conclusion: The types of cyberbullying most experienced by adolescents sequentially are Harassment, Exclusion, Flaming, Cyberstalking, outing, impersonation and denigration.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)99-103
Number of pages5
JournalMalaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences
Publication statusPublished - May 2023


  • Adolescents
  • Behavioral problems
  • Cyberbullying
  • Experienced
  • Type


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