How Social Networking Sites Impacted The World Essay

1805 Words May 16th, 2016 null Page
With the advancement in technology in a short matter of time it has impacted the world in many ways, such as how the world communicates and our lifestyles. One of the many revolutionary inventions or evolution is called social networking sites (SNS). Social networking sites such as Myspace, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, and many more, are where people gather on the internet, create a personalized profile about themselves, and interact with people around the world. With the lack of parental supervision and increase in maturity between the ages of 14 to 17, which makes one of the largest demographics using social networking sites, these teens could be subjected to mature elements. Young teens between the ages of 14 to 17 should not be allowed to have a profile on social networking sites because they do not have the capability to make proper logical decisions. With the level of exposure that teens are facing today by joining the social networking trend, they often forget the dangers of social networking such as stalkers and pedophiles, who may use the sites as a major tool of the trade. Said dangers can befriend inexprienced teens and lure them into dangerous situations. For example, Raymond Wang had a friend being stalked by an unknown person through one of the social networking sites. This stalker acquired private information about her via Facebook, and it got to the point where the stalker was sending her threatening or perverted letters to her actual mailbox detailing…

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