Conclusion Anonymity must be allowed to certain levels. The anonymous community on the Internet has different focus and determinations of posting and spreading information on the Internet. Some individuals are anonymous to spread negative information and feelings while on the other hand, the others are very positive and helpful. Therefore, what should be done is the increase of facilities and software that may be able to tracking anonymous persons spreading negative information on the Internet.
When studying young adults posting anonymously online, “accounts of cyberbullying were evident throughout” (Keipi & Oksanen, 2014, p. 1109). Anonymous online communication creates an easy opportunity for people to post negative comments online. People will create fake accounts to post hateful information without regard to truth or how harmful this truth can be. Anonymous online communication also creates openings for hate speech posted anonymously in forums or comments sections online. This kind of posting can be as harmful as targeted cyberbullying in the wrong situation.
The web is a quick way to spread information which, if false, can have di... ... middle of paper ... ...tranger danger. In relation to the spread of information, it is far better to have a few miscalculated facts than a lock down on all worldly happenings. Our society is advancing through the internet, not digressing from it. We are learning to be more understanding and stand up for each other because of it, as it creates links around the globe. We are able to remain in contact with old friends, keeping relationships going, and making contact with people we would never meet in our lives away from the computer screen.
People tend to say things they wouldn’t say face to face when cyberbullying. Even someone who is a nice person in public could be a cyberbully online. People cyberbully to intimidate, control, or humiliate another person. The motive for bullying could be anything. People may do it for entertainment, or to feel superior.
But as in many cases, the negative aspects of a modern innovation are more easily exploited by those who consciously or not, are destroying our environment. The access to pornography, the computer viruses damaging corporate business, and the hacking that virtual thugs find humorous are all examples of abuse that create a more negative viewpoint of the Internet. The Matrix takes this theory... ... middle of paper ... ... An addiction rarely can be identified until it is too late. While the theory of The Matrix was a complex one, and at times, quite unbelievable, certainly there are those who have become too reliant on the Internet for the bare essentials of life. It is true the Internet is an incredible tool for sharing information, researching truths, and conducting business, however, it is also true that the Internet is often used as a replacement for reality.
The Invisible Side of the Internet In the developing world with the raising rate of the internet user, the internet has been becoming an inseparable part of people’s lives. As the internet is concerned with its side effects in the lives, it deprives them of their possessions like good relationship with others, creativity skill and the time that they have, and makes them have psychological illness like social-phobia and depression. In fact, it endangers their privacy. Therefore, people should be aware of the threads of the internet. Even though the internet seem to be beneficial, it can be the source of crucial issues in people’s lives.
Many people forget what they put on Facebook affect how you are perceived or will affect the way people are judged. More importantly many people use social media to bully while being anonymous. This provides an easy way because there are limit amount of laws to regulate this form of abuse. Also technology makes it easy to get away with bullying. Another way ethical issues are violated online is through online scams.
Others like to take advantage of social media and use it in a way that can hurt people; it may not hurt them physically, but it can hurt them emotionally. Examples of how some people use the Internet in a bad way include cyberbullying, identity theft, or cyberstalking. Social media has impacted the Millennial generation for sure.
Cyberbullying has become a huge problem globally. Children, teens, and even adults are able to connect to each other through the internet and hurt one another emotionally (which could lead to the victim harming themselves physically). However, light is beginning to shine on this ever-growing topic and officials are starting to recognize it as a real problem. Some are trying to get a cyberbullying act passed that will subject cyberbullies to prosecution, and possibly federal punishment. But the punishment should fit the crime, and although dangerous, most cyberbullying should not warrant a federal audience.
Indeed, there will be many who will say that Internet is more an interactive tool that helps communicate with others. Internet can become a dangerous utility that disconnects us with reality. We will first show how it is a danger at a cultural level, as it alters the language and leaves no trace. Then we will show how it is also a danger at a technological and professional level, because of many junk email and viruses. Finally we will show how communicating in cyberspace leads to personal and psychological problems, for instance how it leads to problems of identity.