Essay about Social Networks - Negative Impact
Photographs are a way to memorialize an event that was meaningful, stupid, or sometimes dangerous. People usually share their most cherished photographs with close friends, family, and …show more content…
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Facebook, the Internet, and smart phones are the breeding ground for another problem cyber-bullying. The very definition of a bully is someone who causes mental, physical, or emotional disturbances in another individual over prolonged periods of time. These individuals can be children, teenagers, young adults, adults, and the elderly. Before the widespread use of technology bullies were those groups of individuals that others saw coming and go out of the way. If you were a smart kid you were always picked on or if you were just different from the status quo?
A study completed by Rice, Etering, Rhoades, Winetrobe, Goldbach, Plant, Montoya, & Kordic (2015) revealed that cyber-bullies are isolated and detached from society and their peers because their Internet usage is higher than their peers. This could almost be connected with neglect by the parents or caregivers. The findings also pointed out high-risk population such as LGBT youths who were harassed 4.6 more times than their peers (Rice et. al., 2015).
The information became more disturbing because almost every middle-schooler had a smartphone and texted approximately 50 times or more during the day (Rice et. al., 2015). The constant abuse from cyber-bully is to be taken seriously, and counseling services should be available to the students at their