CYBERBULLYING ON SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS AMONG STUDENTS IN NATIONAL DEFENCE UNIVERSITY OF MALAYSIA
Keywords:Cyberbullying, family, communication, internet addiction, personality
The user-friendly easy accessibility of the internet and social media platforms has sparked the influx of youths to impose virtual harm upon each other. Past research on university students has outlined the negative influences of cyberbullying have seen a higher trend and forecasted more impacts on students. This research was implemented to identify the variables ie personality, internet addiction and family communication towards cyberbully in social media among students at NDUM. A total of 140 respondents were chosen and questionnaires were used in this research. The quantitative method used in this research was descriptive analysis, multiple linear regression, Pearson's Correlation analysis and the Independent Sample T-test. Study data have been analysed through Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) Version 25.0. The results of the data analysis indicate that personality, internet addiction, family communication have a positive significant correlation towards cyberbully. Based on the regression analysis, family communication has been identified as the most affecting factor compared with the other two independent variables.