How Does Computer Media Affect Children

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Computers are one of the unique abstract to our everyday routine to use to discover new things online. It can provide the latest news report, popular videos, information, and etc. Several people use computers for their own well benefit or for their entertainment. Yet, even though there is great potential in computers, it also exposes harmful content as well. Webs are focused on media where children ages from 9 and older can be exposed to this content (Source#2 Page#1). Technology is so advanced to this point that there are several of sites and programs that children are able to utilize for their own interest. Children who use the computer can become corrupted by accidentally accessing inappropriate content; the computers allow those contents to be easily accessible. Through these circumstances children are being exposed to factors that would alternate their personality; instead of focusing on principles of reality, computer media can be used to show explicit behavior of sexuality or criminal actions on to their morality (Souce #2 Page#2). Computers have several horrible effects that can ruin the children identity and …show more content…
The children can have a tendency to disbelieve their own will as compared with a computer; where one cannot comprehend or realize what makes a certain thing work (Source#5 Page204). The children in home for example, a young girl name Carolina goes through several programs she is familiar with, doing problems without understanding how she solved it because she simply guesses through (Source#5 Pg. 205). In this case, there is no use of using a program that will only halt a child in a position where they do not excel in their studies. With children today having access to computers easily, Carolina says computer addiction can exhibit signs of depression when away from the computer (Source#7

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