They spend their days surfing the net for the simple reason of boredom. The school system is another area that is experiencing the negative effects of technology. Spending so much time on the internet can have a negative influence on the individual and their social skills it can also be a means for distraction and procrastination. This can lead to lower grades and poor test scores due to lack of studying. A recent study suggest that over eight percent of students are distracting themselves with their digital devices during class.
Technology can be useful for many things like making information more accessible or communication. However, there are many disadvantages to technology. The article “Facebook Makes Us Sadder And Less Satisfied, Study Finds”, written by Elise Hu, is about how social media has a way of putting people down and upsetting them. In the article “No, Kids CAN’T study while they’re texting: Research finds teenagers struggle with multitasking”, written by Jenny Awford, talks about how teens have difficulty multitasking when technology is present. The article “Colleges grapple with cheating in the digital age”, by Carla Rivera, is about how college students use technology to cheat on their assignments.
Internet frauds is the use of Internet services or software with Internet access to defraud victims or take advantage of them using email, web sites, chat rooms to present fraudulent solicitations to prospective victims, to conduct fraudulent transactions or to transmit the proceeds of fraud to financial institutions or to others connected with the scheme. Mainly, there are five types of online frauds such as Internet banking frauds, shopping and auction site frauds, scams, spam, and identity theft. However, online frauds is included mobile banking, phishing, and mule
Scareware. It is a form of malicious software that uses social engineering to cause shock, anxiety or the perception of a threat in order to manipulate users into buying unwanted software. It is a part of a class of malicious software that includes rogue security software. Some forms of Spyware and Adware also use Scareware tactics. A frequent tactics used by criminals involves convincing users that a virus has infected their computer, than suggesting that they download (and pay for) fake antivirus software to remove it.
Most of the relationships get affected due to the excessive use of internet addiction. People prefer to spend most of their time before their screen leaving the other works and it seems to soothe them. The more they are addicted to the internet the lesser the time they spend with the real people. They prefer to be alone and in the virtual world and thereby getting socially withdrawn. This also causes shyness and makes them socially awkward.
For some, reading online is the leading cause of failure among students in schools. Their main concern is in the concentration of the students while reading online. Rich states that “At least since the invention of television, critics have warned that electronic media would destroy reading.... spending time on the Web, whether it is looking up
Sadly, advertisers are being duped by data mining companies which provide data that kind of represents consumers in a false light. This data is mostly obtained from online platforms and as is common knowledge, not everything online is true. One particular source of data for these companies is social media and the lives people claim to live on social media 7/10 times is probably a lie. This type of data is what makes advertisers miss the mark in most of their campaigns. They end up targeting the wrong market whenever they use this data.
Theme: Education Narrow : The cause and effect of online learning Lai Che Hui (1001541419) Loo Yee Qi (1001541775) Now a days, a lot of people of the frequently to use technology or electronic products in any way or any time and of course most important is the Internet. A lot of schools started to use online learning to replace traditional paper based teaching method and submit the assignment. Basically, online learning had been widely accepted and practiced throughout the world. There’s tones of online learning student around the world, but did they ever think about what are the benefits they actually enjoyed on online learning? First of all, what is online learning?
It taught me how reckless online learning can sometime be. One of the biggest drawbacks of online education that affects the students directly is the absence of interactions among the peers. Unlike the traditional classroom, where the students sits around the room conversing and interacting productively with their classmates, it is unrealistic to expect that