The Dangers of the Internet The internet is a network that connects computer networks from all over the world. It began to really crawl its way into homes in the 90’s and has been a part of everyday life since. Although, as children and teens begin to explore all there is on the World Wide Web, there are some concerns that parents should be aware of. In the text “Wrapped Up in the Web: The Dangers of Teen Internet Addiction” by Sue Scheff, she highlights some of the main points on why the internet should be treaded carefully. Ranging from internet addiction, sexual predators, social issues, health problems, and information on subjects that people of certain ages should not find.
Social Media: Beneficial or harmful for our young teens? Social networking sites can cause both beneficial and harmful effects on children and young teens. Truth is that children and young teens are faced with temptations every day. They have access to social media like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Social media refers to the means of interaction among people around the world in which they share common interests among themselves in virtual communities and networks.
Go for What Hurts”, this title will engage the young readers because they can recognize the word “liking” from facebook. This will catch the young reader right away, because facebook is something almost all young people know and use. In general this subject is just super relevant to almost all young people. The 51-year old author wants to put the young people’s daily internet habits into perspective. He focuses on the bad consequences of what they are doing online.
Although, the situations that lead to having a child in poverty can be linked to the second of the effects of poverty levels, behavioral. These causes are determined by decisions that each individual makes on their own accord. These can include things from bad personal habits to dropping out of high school. Aside from the first two effects, there’s one that’s becoming more prevalent in today’s society: Social Media. With all the new ways to communicate via the internet, it has become easier to reach out to those who might not be helped otherwise.
I strongly believe an individual can strengthen their community just as fast as the world is turning. Three ways an individual might strengthen their community is by using social media to reach out to people, Volunteer, and start a program to keep the local community kids off the streets after school is dismissed. As technology is constantly changing so is the internet and how our world shares information. We have social networking programs such as Facebook, twitter and instagram to share information. On facebook and instagram you can add pictures and information with other people across the globe.
“Abuse of Children in Cyberspace” CJ 4472 CYBER CRIME December 8, 2011 Abstract Over the years computers and the internet have become two of the greatest inventions since telephones and television. All are thing that every child across the world loves and has access to, and is a big part of today’s society. The internet has several pros and cons, and we must make ourselves aware of both because the cons might make you want to give up use of the internet. Kids are very blessed these days to have everything in the world just a mouse click away. That is why it is important to educate them on computer usage, because many of the dangers regarding the internet include children.
During this day and age, younger generations seem to be becoming more dependent on the Internet to preform basic everyday tasks. Whether it is shopping, calculating numbers, typing papers or communicating, the Internet is being used increasingly. It has expanded to the point where you are able to access the Internet not only from computers, but cell phones, tablets, iPods and TVs making it extremely accessible from any location. Though the convenience can be a great thing at times, it can also be an extremely dangerous tool for anybody not using it correctly. With children and teens quickly becoming more social online via chat rooms, blogs, and different social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter parents are doing one of two things.
While technology provides us with great opportunities, it can also bring harm, danger and sadness into our lives through the cyber world. Many teenagers these days spend more of their waking hours on the internet. Most of these are spent on a world-known social networking site, Facebook. When online, teenagers see their friends update their statuses, upload pictures of themselves looking happy, allowing the person feel low about themselves and thinking that they don’t measure up. This can cause
Solomon Enti M. Osborne Eng. 111-FJT59 19 Nov. 2011. The Impact of the Digital Age on Young Americans and the Future Mark Bauerlein’s book, The Dumbest Generation, seeks to portray the twenty-first century’s digital technology and its tools--cable television, cell phones, Internet, Skype, and iPhones—that are easily accessible to both the adult and adolescent societies. The question, however, is how are young people under the age of thirty benefitting from the digital age? Thus the main idea expressed in the book is the significant damage that the digital age has done to the intellectual growth of the adolescent group of the society, and the seemingly wide gap that the tools have created between adults and adolescents (Baulein lecture).
She is backed up by clinical psychologist Joanna Lipari who compares Facebook to the the fake world described in ”The Truman Show”. Pile has made checklist where you can find out if you are a addict yourself. You are an addict if: You loose sleep over facebook You spend more than an hour a day on Facebook You Become obsessed with old loves You ignore work in favor of facebook The thought of getting off facebook leaves you in a cold sweat. Outline Positive Social networking gives us abetter understanding of other cultures Social networking helps youths learning social skills, and give kids with different interests then their classmates a chance to meet like minded friends. Social networking online gives people with the opportunity to meet with other people withe the same interest from the whole world.