For instance, according to socialnetworkprocon.org the author explains, “Gangs use the sites to recruit younger members, coordinate violent crimes, and threaten other gangs. Sex offenders use social media sites to find victims for sexual exploitation.” This means that criminals can search for people to hurt and/or to use them in such ways. Gangs and sex offenders can automatically stalk your page, earn your trust, and use you for their own purposes without you knowing who they really are, behind the screen. Other crimes include people like you! 40% of teens, (22% girls, 18% boys) have been caught “sexting” or sending nude photos to people they met online.
SOCIAL MEDIA Social media is an internet-based communication tool that is widely used by almost everyone around the world. Nowadays a lot of social media users from around the world, the percentage will continue to grow every year. Because in this era globalization, social media and internet are important for everyone. In addition, social media also have a negative impact if used continuously, such as Reduced Productivity, Addictive , Waste Time, and Porn. The use of social media does have a positive impact that is very easy for us to communicate and find out what is in this world.
When someone shares their location through social media it makes it easier for thieves to break into their homes, or for stalkers to track them down. In a recent interview conducted by credit sesame they discovered that 80 percent of robbers checked some kind of social media before they committed the crime. Robbers are starting to make use of social media to find out when people aren’t home, this makes it much easier for them to pull off robberies. In New Hampshire three robbers broke into over fifty houses after checking Facebook posts to see when their victims were not at home. These robbers managed to steal over 200,000 dollars’ worth of goods before they got caught by police.
As our world is filled with more and more technological advances by the day, we start to depend on them. Social media has made a huge impact in the everyday lives of those who have embraced it. Having social media, you can instantly look up anyone you want and can easily find loads of information about them. It makes you wonder just how safe you are. As a child, I created a Facebook profile without the knowledge of my parents.
Teens are most likely wasting time on social media instead of using that time wisely on school work, or things that need to be done. For example, according to an article titled " Social Media Can Be Both Bummer And Boon For The Brain." The University of California, Berkeley 's Greater Good Science Center published a column but within a sort text it said, "Social media platforms have become a huge part of the lives of young adults and teens: 45 percent of teenagers report they use apps such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram every day." Also this article states, "When we accept that it is here to stay, we can also see it as a new opportunity for connection and mindfulness." Social media is harmful to out society.
Because of innovation of technology, people were to get involved to the changes in modernization. The convergence of technology challenges the marketers that drive them to transform their marketing strategies. In the recent study, people were more likely to hold their time on the internet and it shows consumers observe 53 percent more of digital advertising than native advertising (Pozin, 2013). More users are engaged to online interactivities such as social networking sites, online multiplayer game and even shopping online. These were some factors that users are fascinated to internet media.
“For example, a simple thing like a status message saying that you’ll be on vacation for the next week is like inviting burglars to rob your house.” (Umar, 2014) Another thing is that account intrusion is common today and we shouldn’t be surprised that Facebook is prone to attacks. A lot are victimized by hackers by changing the victim’s personal information. They hack someone else’s account, replacing their personal information and posting false statuses and news. According to Kavita Iyer (2016), there are ways on how hackers hack accounts: phishing, social engineering and etc. In phishing, the hacker creates a fake log in page similar to the Facebook page and they ask the victim to log in to that fake Facebook page providing the hackers personal information such as email address and password from the victim.
The Internet Is A Boon In our generation today, the internet is growing rapidly. Many people use the internet because it gives a lot of benefits. However, many people become victims after they access the internet. One of these benefits of the internet is that it is a medium of information. Today, a lot of people need the information from the internet because it is the easiest and fastest way to find information.
In this chapter, the researchers discusses the different information from different articles, books, internet and other thesis about the social media. It 's effects, benefits and problems towards the life of a high school student. Those that were included in the chapter helps in familiarizing information that are relevant and similar to the present study. Physical According to Anna Belle La Force, It is no secret that the evolution of the computer has made great advancements in becoming a part of our everyday lives. So much so, that most of us are fixed with one at any given moment.
So what exactly is the Internet? It is a huge number of connected computers from all around the world like a web. Unsurprisingly, teenagers make use of the Internet a lot in their daily lives. However, the question remains, is the Internet is the greatest boon to today’s teens ? The internet is able to help make communication easier and access information freely, however it may also facilitate