Essay on Technology Rules The World Today 's Society

732 Words Apr 3rd, 2016 3 Pages
Technology rules the world in today’s society. With the rise in the technology, there have been many cases that have come about because of how some underage citizens treat others. Cyber bullying and cyber stalking have become an issue within some states in the United States. In the state of Texas there has been a bullying law in place that covers electronic harassment, school sanction and school policies. Although the state of Texas does not cover cyber bullying it is still a problem within the state. There is also laws that goes along with cyber stalking in the state of Texas.
Cyber bullying and cyber stalking is very similar in definition but they are still consider as two different crimes. “Cyber bullying is when a citizen use any form of electronic communication to bully another citizen”, (Anderson 2010). “While cyber stalking is when a citizen use any form of electronic communication to harass or frighten another citizen repeatedly”, (Anderson 2010). When it comes to being a victim of cyber bullying a person can put something out over social media one time and be done with the situation. As far as cyber stalking, you would have to continue and be very persistent at harming ones repetition or frightening them with threats. In the case of cyber stalking is not just limited to harassment and frightening other citizens it also include identity theft (Anderson 2010). A citizen can create a social media page and use another person’s information in order to control that…

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