Cyberbully, Cybervictim, and Forgiveness among Indonesian High School Students



Cyberbullying has been commonplace practice among Indonesian teenagers engaging in on-line space. However, this phenomenon has not been extensively researched in the context of Indonesia. This present study aims to examine the extent to which level of forgiveness contribute to varying degrees of cyberbullying. It is a quantitative in which the data were drawn from 495 senior high school students in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The research findings revealed that there was a significant correlation of b= .255, p = .011 between level of forgiveness and patterns of response towards cyberbullying and also a correlation of (b=.316, p = .001) between cybervictim and cyberbully. The study concluded with some recommendations with regard to the effect of cyberbullying.