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.
Thus, it is pertinent that proper citation is always used. If one fails to use proper citation, one is guilty of plagiarism, and may face legal charges for copyright violations. Plagiarism is not always committed intentionally, but the people who purposely attempt to deceive others by stealing someone else’s ideas should take into account the seriousness of their actions and the consequences they may face if caught. For those people who are guilty of plagiarism, but did so unintentionally and were simply unaware of what they were doing should also take into consideration their actions to try to prevent this act from occurring again in the future.
Although most lies are categorized as selfish, I hold that there are some lies that are told with good intentions. While such lies still involve some degree of deception, they do not seek to cause harm to others or to promote oneself as a selfish lie would. Ericsson terms this type of lie as a “white lie”, and goes on to say, “The white lie assumes that the truth will cause more damage than a simple, harmless untruth” (425). In other words, people sometimes fudge the truth out of concern for the well being and feelings of others. I say that this is not a bad or selfish lie because one is trying to spare hurt.
This type of harassment is done when the workplace is full of discriminatory intimidation, ridicule, and insult. It can make people feel very uncomfortable and is often less easy to recognize. This is where the law gets tricky. If the victim does not perceive the environment to be hostile,... ... middle of paper ... ...s. Companies need to take a stand and not only create a sexual harassment policy, but continually enforce it. This will not only save their reputation, but save them money by reducing the risk of a lawsuit.
As compare to previous two decades, one of the biggest changes we have in 21st century is the technology. Specifically, the online Social Networking Websites plays an vital role in the development of the technology era. Social Networking Websites are often called as SNSs. SNSs have changed a lot of things, including our lifestyle, thinking and our perspective on number of things. It made our communication easy, but it is hard to control and monitor the Social networking websites.
The weakening of interpersonal relationships caused by social media sites have created users who are detach from... ... middle of paper ... ...ued use of this technology has lead many interpersonal relationships to fail. This make believe world has lead to many emotionally devastating occurrences such as cyberbullying and a growing lack of privacy among its users. Cyberbullying can be emotional devastating to its victims causing depression or even suicide. Since internet use has become such common place for most of it’s users. Many people have been under the illusion that it is secure and not dangerous.
In addition, the negative effects caused by the cyber bully may lead to depression, and ultimately death from suicide. Online bully is an ongoing social problem that aims to abuse online users in our society. Furthermore, Cyber bullying has been ingrained in our society and has withstood the test of time, it is detrimental in our society now taking on the form of cyber bullying. LITERATURE REVIEW Bullying in General In general, bully is a defined term use to identify a person who is harassing another person. The topic of a bully is often broken down into two subcategories such as traditional bullying and nontraditional bullying.
Not only has the Internet created a cyber world of greatness, it has also created a huge threat to our society. The Internet is an extremely scary place, where awful things can happen if one isn’t careful. While the Internet, through cyber harassment or even cyber crime, threatens the privacy of all of us, there are still some things we can do to help prevent the privacy invasion. A common form of cyber crime that many people tend to forget about or blow off is cyber harassment. Cyber harassment begins most commonly in chat rooms.
Cyber bullying particularly in recent years, has been an issue that is very difficult to control, resulting in self- esteem issues, delayed social skills, and suicidal behavior. Many struggle with low self-esteem, but this can also be triggered by the use of social media. The atmosphere online can be harsh due to the scrutiny users undergo to
Cybercrime is a global issue plaguing the world. The dictionary defines cybercrime as “crime conducted via the Internet or some other computer network”(Merriam-Webster). The definition remains very broad because the word “cyber” is defined as “relating to the culture of computers, information technology, and virtual reality.” Due to the growing number of people gaining access to the internet, rapid development of technology, and the globalization of the world, more of the world population is becoming susceptible to involvement in cybercrime – whether it be as a victim or a criminal. Cybercrime involves different levels of the world on both the victim and criminal side from an individual citizen, to small groups, businesses, and the government, to the countries of the world. There are different groups from law enforcement agencies to the U.S. Secret Service, that are attempting to combat the problem through cooperation and preemptive efforts.