Disturbing class is also becoming a large issue. As well as new and creative methods of cheating, described in further detail later. With the explosion of social media over the last half of a decade, cyberbullying has emerged and become a prominent issue. Cyberbullying is no different than bullying in person other than the fact that it happens online, usually over a cellphone. Cyberbullying is not only personal between the bully and the victim, but is available to anyone and everyone who is on the particular website.
Violent video games have been blamed for school shootings, increases in bullying, and violence towards women. Critics argue that these games desensitize players to violence, reward players for simulating violence, and teach children that violence is an acceptable way to resolve conflicts. However, researchers at the University of New York have found no evidence to such claim. They performed a series
The smartphone puts this at the fingertips of millions people. Global wide index states that “4 in 10 internet users cite this globally, with those in LatAm and the Middle East & Africa being particularly enthusiastic about getting their news from social platforms” (Shane). This shows how smartphones help the use of social media to make our society better. Smartphones have the capability of downloading dating apps that help people meet and be more social with each other. Matter of fact “ The largest online dating site is actually a social network” (Germany).
J Addict Res Ther S6:004. doi:10.4172/2155-6105.S6-004 The article explains the prevalent of the addiction among adolescents and young people, and adults. Thus, it outlines possible treatment methods for the AID. Romano, M., Osborne, L. A. Truzoli, R., & Reed, R. (2012). Differential Psychological Impact of Internet Exposure on Internet Addicts. PLoS ONE, 8(2): e55162.
One of the effects for social networking addiction is spending too much time to online. People will use a lot of time in social network such as they will always post status and photo in Facebook and instagram, stalking others people status and so on. 1. Spending too much of time to social networking will cause people especially students poor in academic. a.
Now a days, you can see people of all ages tapping away at their electronics. They are always using social media or other things, but most importantly, social media. According to “Teenage Social Media Butterflies May Not Be Such a Bad Idea” by Melissa Healy and “Antisocial Media” by Hilary Stout, They both talked about social media taking over the lives of children. They also describe how children cannot develop empathy for others or understand different emotions. How I feel about social media is that it is not good for children to use because it can affect them in the future.
Every day, new advancements and applications dealing with technology are coming out that alter social function and capability. Social media sites including Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are at their peak when influencing young adults. Ongoing issues, cyberbullying, threats, and hate crimes are being presented through these social media sites and this is one of the multitude of reasons why parents should limit the use of technology for their teenagers. I agree that parents should limit the use of social media for their teenage child, or for any age child, because ongoing use causes lack of exercise, impaired social skills, and harm for threat and violence. Parents should restrict the use of social media sites for their children because it causes a decrease in physical activity.
It is understood that the most prominent source of interest to millennials is the Internet, primarily social media. Social media outlets such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Snapchat which are the four main platforms that uphold the power of entertainment, easy ways to communicate and keep up with each other. Today these four platforms are the easiest open doors for cyberbullying. Cyberbullying occurs when individuals manipulate the use of technology to create aggressive, harmful, embarrassing or hateful messages. Statistics prove that 80% of teens use smart phones regularly, 92% of teens report going online at least once a day, and 56% go online several times a day (Webster, “Cyberbullying Statistics”).
On Facebook, you can be as mean as you want” (Hoffman, 2010). Abuse has only increased since the rise of electronic platforms, allowing more opportunities to bully over the Internet. Claim: Cyber bullying is a nationwide problem, nearly “68% of teens agree that cyberbullying is a serious problem” (Cyberbullying). We need to address this serious problem and shed some light on the victims and, more importantly, stop the perpetrators. Overall, this causes a lot of emotional damage and harm to high schoolers, middle schoolers and even younger children.