This occurs through sending of messages that are hatefully making the receiver feel sad, have a low self-esteem and affect their psychological wellbeing. This essay will focus on the dangers that young people expose themselves willingly or unknowingly. It is a common knowledge that the internet is a helpful tool for learning, but instant messaging, chat rooms, emails and other social networking sites are prone of cyber bullying and exposes them to sexual content and predators. Cyber bullying may take different forms such as spreading lies about a person, hate messages and to some extent life-threatening message on young people and making nasty comments on the young people profiles on social media. Cyber bullying is different from school bullying because the teachers have no ability to intervene.
While people think of the Internet as a good source of getting knowledge, there are many disadvantages associated to it. One of the main harmful effects of the Internet is its abusive uses. Internet promotes the identity theft and destroys valuable documents of public information through spam messages and viruses. Every year due to the Internet insecurity, many people lose their identity. Furthermore, another weakness of Internet is the preying and exploitation of people especially children by deviants using this medium to their advantage.
It is because people can do bullying in social media to others. Bullying in social media can be like giving someone bad comments, and edit someone pictures carelessly and post it to social media, etc. The victim mat geel bad, keep thinking about the comment, and they can feel stress because of it. It also can lead to suicide if the victim can’t let it go and feel more
Although technology has allowed people to expand their horizons it has also opened more doors to danger. The World Wide Web wreaks havoc on our own lives without us even knowing. From bullying to sexual predators, social media is damaging people’s reputations and even consuming their life through cyber bullying, online chat rooms, and pornography. Cyber bullying is a leading danger in today’s online life, especially among teenagers. While many people believe to understand what cyber bullying is, not many grasp the effects of it.
Cyber-bullying can “damage a person emotionally” (Media). It can also make them have low self-esteem. In our society today, cyber-bullying is a new type of problem that many teenagers have to face. “Cyber-bullying is the use of technology to harass, threaten, embarrass, or target another person(Media).” It can happen anywhere there is access to internet. Cyber-bullying usually happens in high schools and middle schools.
In other words, it can be said that while performing a task through the internet, the wide options available to the users divert their attention. For instance, if a person decides to read an online book instead of the traditional hard ... ... middle of paper ... ...and disregard their priorities. Although media can grant its users with information and entertainment, it can also drive them away from their responsibilities with the addiction that comes along with using it. Technology, with its great advancements and developments, has brought many advantageous changes onto humanity. But along with that, technology has inflicted negative effects on its users, such as addiction to mobile phones, constant use of the internet, and negative influences of media.
Although, technology can be very useful, many people are convinced that technology hinders our ability to maintain relationships because it opens a path to cyber bullying, pseudonym, also today's generation is so captivated and distracted by social media and other technology tools. Initially, technology is responsible for the increase in cyber bullying. Cyber bullying is a category of bullying, done on electronic devices commonly done by sending an impolite message or stating a rude comment to someone(Feinberg and Robey 12). Technology is letting people to be bullied on internet. As cyber bullying is a topic that usually ends up making someone to use aggression and violence which leads to relationships being ruined.
Making nick names by classmates, posting secret photos online by colleagues, or even being slandered by strangers, these common experiences are types of cyberbullying. Lots of people have such cyberbullying experiences because it occurs more frequently than before. More specifically, cyberbullying is the use of the Internet, cell phones, or other electronic communication devices to spread harmful or embarrassing information in the form of text, photos or videos about another person. Cyberbullying is worse than physical bullying because of its serious consequences, and the person who suffers the cyberbullying would be hurt mentally by harmful messages, which is more difficult to cure than physical injury. First of all, an increasing number of people become victims of cyberbullying.
Many cases of cyber crime on social media, on social media usually people put their private information go public and from that information can been used by the hackers to do fraud and it can make the users of social media afraid to used social media. Cyber crime also also can make the government afraid, because cases of important cases can be accessed by hackers if the security is not saved. The last, the impact of social media on our lives are cyber bullying. Cyber bullying can imcreases the users to commit suicide. The users thinks that the only way it to
"How dangerous could a cell phone actually be?" That is one of the many questions a person will ask themselves throughout their lifetime. Cell phones cause many distractions to humans throughout the day. Many cell phone owners find themselves checking their phones for messages and notifications even when the phone did not vibrate or ring. The overuse of cell phones will have negative effects on the mental and physical health of its users, will cause driving distractions, and will have a negative impact on the communication skills of humans.