When people think of terrorism, some of the worst events in history come to mind, such as September 11th, or the sarin attack on the subways of Tokyo. Still far too many people seem to overlook the most common type of terrorism, the type of terror that anyone could cause, your parents, your siblings, your neighbor, or even a classmate. Domestic terror is a growing trend, due to easy access to extremist ideas through the internet, along with peoples blind eye towards the situation. We must act now to stop it from occurring. Social media helps to bring social issues to the front of people's attention, meaning groups
For example, in the article “Cyber Bullying: Just as Bad, Maybe Even Worse¨ the author Alicia Jones states,¨Cyber bullying can be very damaging to adolescents and teens. It can lead to anxiety, depression, and even suicide. Also, once things are circulated on the Internet, they may never disappear, resurfacing at later times to renew the pain of cyber bullying.¨ Due to the dehumanization process that cyberbullying causes it has a tremendous effect of one 's health and their mental stability. Also if it were not for cyberbullying, suicide caused by mental health issue rates would go down a shocking 40%. Cell phones have created a platform where cyberbullying is used to hurt people 's feeling, which results in a huge amount
In recent discussions of smartphones, a controversial issue has been how the excessive use of smartphones are affecting the adolescents of this generation. Jean M. Twenge argues in her article, “Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?” that the redundant use of these gadgets along with social media use is in fact detrimental to the current and upcoming generations. My experience using Snapchat, Instagram, and other applications on my smartphone supports Twenge’s stance because the excessive use of these applications has caused me to feel melancholic. According to Twenge, “Psychologically, however, they (iGens) are more vulnerable than Millennials were: Rates of teen depression and suicide have skyrocketed since 2011. It’s not an exaggeration to describe iGen as being on the brink of the worst mental-health crisis in decades.
We agree with the author because us as members of Igen we can relate or agree to some of the points Twenge stated. The authors points were the most effective when she used pathos because although it may seem shocking she isn’t wrong, and with the logos backing up her arguments it is hard to argue with her. It’s sad that most of our lives have been consumed by the use of phones and the internet but that’s how life is now and Even if phones and social media bring bad things to the table it is also making life better for teens and keeping them
People think that technology has taken over but really it has revolutionized the the whole world. The people can say all they want but whatever they can not stop every person that use the internet but they also could support it.That why i would say it is a good idea to say a phone could be an educational tool. The reason people say stuff they really do not know so they say that their doing something bad on it even though they really don 't know. The people have to take a second to look at the world around them kid do make mistake but just thank kid could get so much done if they could use their phone as an educational tool. People do not think of it that way they think kids are just wasting their brain cells on nothing but 65 percent of people in general use their phone on more than just games, texting, phone call, etc.
Performance enhancing drugs are very bad for people and can do more bad than good in their lives. Performance-Enhancing drugs can have many health risks if they are taken and they can ruin someone’s health. Negative health effects are a big part of using PEDs people may think that it is making them better but in reality it is hurting their bodies in many ways and they don’t even know it. There would be a large possibility of the athletes having long-term health effects. They hurt them more in the long run just for them to be able to improve short-term events.
My phone is my achilles heel, and when I’m writing the damage done by it increased tenfold as often just looking at my notifications will cause me to go adrift in my social media apps, or even mobile apps, and as a result my writing becomes sloppy. My distractions aren’t limited to my phone either simply listening to music will cause to lose my train of thought as I will typically begin to sing along with the music. I do however have some good habits as the previously mentioned planning of what I want to say in my writing as while at times it does harm me most of the time it really helps me build the foundations for my paper and execute it to my heart 's desire. I have many bad bad habits, and I plan to drive my those habits away to make way for good writing habits in the future that will help me become a better
The Negative Impact from Social Media Social media is something so beneficial yet comes with so many consequences. It was created and intended to be used as a different form of communication but as time goes on people have begun to use not only social media but the internet in their own ways such as, keeping their toddlers from throwing another tantrum, or binge watching the latest season of their favorite show. It’s amazing that we can do all of this with such a small device now but the impact it leaves can be very damaging. Anything on social media or even our own devices, is never private. To expand on that a little more, many companies sell your information to other companies that will benefit from it.
Other people regard cybersex as a helping tool to add excitement to their offline relationships.But Both Dr Swart and Eve agree that it is more difficult to to recuperate from cyber infidelity. An catastrophic consequence occurs when partner finds visual proof of texts. What is often used as an excuse is that the participants never met in person and that the entire affair happened online.But research has found that cyber infidelity can be just as catastrophic as any other kind of infidelity. For a relationship to recover, It is important to communicate to ones partner and to elucidate what cyber infidelity is and appoint cyber rules to steer clear of disloyalty and pain, because people are creating their own cyber rules. It’s ultimately up to the spouse to decide if and how this type of behavior will affect their relationship.
The resulting distractions can have deadly consequences, as when cellphone-wielding drivers and train engineers cause wrecks...these urges can inflict nicks and cuts on creativity and deep thought, interrupting work and family life”, (Rechtel). People are not only becoming stressed, but addicted to technology. A week away from screens will very much help break or decrease this addiction. Many people feel more productive because of technology, and their ability to “multitask”; however, Rechtel presents
Despite the great advances made in modern technology, it is damaging us as a society. These days, you can hardly go a few minutes without seeing someone on their phone or device. Our devices are a way to easily distract and remove ourselves from reality. The positive and negative both overlap with each other and in turn contradict one another. With the advancements in technology came unforeseen side effects.
California finally passed a law requiring companies to disclose personal data when it is stolen or lost. Unfortunately, the bill has become watered down so much that it too has become ineffective (Schneier). In conclusion, identity theft is a serious crime that continues to grow in America. Many Americans who use the internet increase their chances of being a victim to identity theft. Internet Luckett 4 users are more at risk to fall to “phishing” folks.
Historian Daniel J. Boorstin once said, “Technology is so much fun, but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge”. Boorstin believes that technology is fun and is helpful to society, but technology can be overused and can take over our knowledge, which can take over our thoughts, feelings, and emotions. Nowadays most people prefer reading online rather than reading a print book, which has changed our society today in numerous helpful, yet hazardous ways. Ray Bradbury’s novel, Fahrenheit 451 interprets what our society will be later on due to the overuse of technology, and the lack of reading print books.
In the article, “ Watch out: Cellphones can be addictive,” Kathiann Kowalski also States, “Too much phone use can interfere with normal activities or cause conflicts with family and other people”. This tells that people are so addictive that they will use their phones in a normal face to face conversation. With this app it will limit the time of social media use or phone use