New generation likes to use social media as self advertisement and sometime they share very personal information. By doing this, their future privacy fells endanger and can affect badly in their mind in future which is not a good thing for the society, widely for the nation. Also, social media is hurting our society by spreading misinformation faster than any other media. Author Amanda Thomas shows a statistics in the
He was anonymously browsing the web, while provoking other users. It was a very gentle way of cyber-bullying. He sees the cyber-bullying as a problem of course, but also as a problem that can be solved. Nina describes how this type of bullying is the hardest to stop and fight, because in the modern world the Internet is hard not to come by. Most teenagers in a European or western country owns a smartphone or a computer.
1st example is direct peer pressure, which can be related to bullying. This could become quite serious, when people are bullied into doing something they don’t want to do. 2nd Example is Indirect peer pressure, which is usually happens over social media websites. This can become quite serious, when people are being pressurized or made to become a treat of other people’s actions. The positive effects of peer pressure, can be that peer pressure can persuade you not to continue to smoke or drink.
ii. Children lacking in their English skills, as a result of online chatting and texting according to Jacquie Ream. Conclusion Overall Technology does bring efficiency and convenience to our lives how ever if we do not moderate the way we use them they can become a source of deprivation to some of the most essential things in life. Technology can be very hazardous and dangerous. It sometimes leaves people deprived socially and intellectually.
This is a popular act of crime because of its traceability; new ways have been introduced to make your online presence untraceable, invisible and anonymous, which leaves you thinking. Should I really be leaving all my personal information online or, “in the cloud”.This allows a younger, smarter, more intelligent generation to rebel freely without their actions being traced to them which is becoming increasingly dangerous as this trend is
This Is Your Brain on the Internet The brain is one of the most fascinating organs in the human body. I think it has a lot to do with the fact that the brain is a social organ. It reacts to environment around us, and these reactions subconscious or not can have an effect on our brain. One question that is being asked more and more regarding this is that is the internet making us dumb. Even though the internet is not a brand new thing, this question was never brought up because of how slow it used to be and because of how many people had access to it compared to now.
Simone de Beauvoir once said, “To lose confidence in one’s body is to lose confidence in oneself.” Social media can be a dangerous place with all the negativity. Teens try to perfect themselves into someone who they are not. Although people may say that social media can inspire teens, social media can represent a toxic mirror for millennials, because it triggers mental health issues, causes insecurities, and can alter someone's appearance. Some people might say that social media is a positive place for teens to get away from their problems; however, it can produce mental health issues for minors. Susie East stated as teens spend more time on social media, the brain can change and grow throughout that time period.
People are also able to vote on the comment in terms of whether they are true or false. Invisibility and anonymity provide users with the courage of doing things that they wouldn’t normally do. People who are hidden behind the mask of anonymity are usually more imminent about their life and tend to act very differently as they would in their normal lives where their identity is known, one of the reasons for this is it allows the individuals to merge in to different social settings that their placed in. Many individuals feel down and disheartened due to the lack of sociality or conversation which results to them turning to violent forms of communication like insults, threats and hostile language. Not only in social networking but even in other online scenarios invisibility and anonymity plays a huge part, a person could be browsing through things like messages boards, chat rooms, status comments and others would have no idea the individual was there at all.
However, there lies a new set of dangers that come with this age, specifically due to the naivety of young adults. One danger that thrives off naive young adults is the internet. A majority of them give out personal information without thinking about who is going to be reading or looking at it. This information can be used for many things. It could be used by online predators to contact the teenager.
However, as communication is a norm of humans, some will use their “power” to hurt or control other people for their own gain. This is known as bullying, or when using technology to do so, cyber-bullying, which has become one of the more prevalent problems with Internet usage (Webster 2), with one party exerting power in order to control or hurt people for their own gain, either emotionally or materially. With that in mind, new technologies like the internet allow bullies a greater audience, arguably with more or less power. Bullying has not, however, been invented by internet users, only propagated more efficiently. Taking away or abolishing the internet would not take away the human nature to power over other people, even though it would take away that great of a range in