1. How does Facebook’s privacy management of users’ personal information affect the behavior of Facebook patrons? Facebook’s privacy management of users’ personal information affect the behavior of Facebook patrons by not having our personal information protected with our privacy rights. “Facebook has a powerful incentive to push people into revealing more information”. I believe that this is a powerful statement, because there have been countless times that I have logged onto my Facebook and they have had popups telling me to share my phone number and all of my personal information and in my opinion when you log onto your networking site you don’t want to share all of your personal information.
Technology seems to be subtly destroying the meaningfulness of human interactions, disconnecting us from each other and the world around us, and leading to a menacing sense of isolation in society. We need to go back to simpler times and back to simple communication. People tend to exaggerate the personas they portray because they have much more time to revise and calculate the content rather than a spontaneous face-to-face interaction. Some psychologists and sociologists who have studied usage habits on Twitter, Facebook and popular dating sites say there's little correlation between how people act on the internet and how they act in person. Not to mention, Face to face communication had been the "norm" for thousands of years.
So, looking online for the best looking man or woman isn’t going to help them find a significant other. People who go online to date need to be more focused on personality and other things rather than who has the best looking pictures. And when you add in the fact that most of these pictures are fake or heavily edited, it really makes online photos useless. There are also people who don’t even post pictures at all, and they are still getting dates. That’s why it is irrelevant to have a prospective date to post a photo online.
And the person who is on their phone, checking their emails or reading a text is not even aware of the social catastrophe they are causing. In today’s society more and more people are communicating behind their screens rather than having face to face conversations. Addiction to social media via smartphones and computers is a serious problem. We must make a conscious effort to step away from our screens and interact with one another and start to live more productive lives. (Reveal Topic) III.
Facebook's Impact on Social Isolation and Depression Elizabeth A. Johnson Argosy University Online ENG 101 Professor James Lange Facebook's Impact on Social Isolation and Depression Facebook, a popular social networking website, considered one of the prime techniques in present day social interaction. It is excessive for communication, networking, getting the latest news, and scheduling events. This dominate social media platform is intended to unite individuals and evidently, it accomplishes this in a numerous ways. On the other hand, Facebook's usefulness and reputation often disguises its more psychological detrimental aspects, of which seems to be social isolation and depression. From this, the concern arises as to whether or not Facebook is favorable to the social good of American society or does it encumber the ability to socialize face-to-face.
In his article “Cell Yell: Thanks for (Not) Sharing”, Eric A. Taub explains how people have become frustrated with inconsiderate cell-phone users. People seem to have forgotten their manners. Unfortunately, we have developed into a society where signs need to be put up to tell people how to behave, for example “no cell phone use”. I believe it is very rude for people to have loud and inappropriate conversations in public places, such as restaurants and while riding public transportation. We are living in a time when wireless technology has perpetrated all aspects of our society.
I would consider adopting the new law of cell phone use being banned while operating a motor vehicle. I say this because of all the accidents that have occurred with teens and even elder people talking on the phone while driving. Also, because cell phones can be a distraction, even when the cell phone is not in use. There are many reasons why cell phones usage should be banned while driving I will only state a few but at the end of my essay you will understand my reasoning. Cell phone usage while driving is a very touchy subject.
Most teenagers in a European or western country owns a smartphone or a computer. This will automatically result in the victims not being able to escape, from the hate and the discomfort they are being put into. Also the bullies are hard to find, as they have this online mask or username, so they remain anonymous. Aleks writes that he thinks, the problem with cyber-bullying is the fact that you are anonymous. This digital mask, which the writer mentions, is the biggest problem.
Their “addiction” to constantly being connected has disconnected them from society and kept them from obtaining their full potential (“The Negative Impacts… n.p). Many teenager spend most of their free time surfing the web, posting online, obsessing over their likes and comments, or scrolling through Instagram, instead of doing productive activities such as homework or exercise. Smith says that social media restrains her from finishing her homework or doing her chores quite often (Smith). This obsession has proven to be a major cause of procrastination and low motivation. Having an addiction to social media can be emotionally and physically
Children Under 18 Should Not Have Facebook Children under the age of 18 should not be allowed to have a Facebook account. When signing up for Facebook, dodging the age limit is easily done; just fake your date of birth for an older one. Facebook causes large amounts of trouble to any young person using it. As a result of having a Facebook account there is a possibility of becoming seriously cyber bullied. In addition there is the danger of exposure to online predators.