Essay about Modern Day Technology And Its Effects On Society

1102 Words Jan 20th, 2016 5 Pages
Cyberbullying- the use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature. As many of us know, technology is a shortcut to making life simpler. Technology has many positive effects, but it has many negative effects as well. Society improves with the help of technology, but some people living in the society think differently. Cyber Bullying is a worldwide thing that was made with the help of technology. Cyber Bullying takes many forms and every one of them is threatening. Some of the forms of cyberbullying are flaming, harassment, exclusion, and cyber stalking. Modern day technology allows for many people to threaten the lives of many innocent people in today’s world.
On the contrary, technology does give people the simplicity they desire. Yes, technology can damage the people of the society, but things like bullying can still occur offline. Technology does not have all the blame, because people in the society are also at fault. The people of the society are accountable for their own actions. Technology does allow things such as cyber bullying to occur, but the people are the main cause/issue.
Over half of adolescents and teens have been bullied online, and about the same number have engaged in Cyberbullying. One out of every three teens, have received threats online. 25% percent of teens receive the threats through their cellphone or through the internet. More than half of teens that receive…

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