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    Words are the most incredible thing in the world. They create, mend, empower, transform and build, but most importantly, they have power. While in some cases this is a beautiful thing, for Xavier Walker words were instead a power play. His computer screen was a fortress, and Xavier knew extremely well that when he hid behind it he held full power. The words grew harsher and harsher as he typed, and the power bubbled inside him. Log in. Type. Switch to Anonymous. Send. The pattern was continuous, as he sent anonymous message after message to the girl. “No-one likes you, you’re just a worthless loser.” Amanda Miller had been in his class since eighth grade. It wasn’t that Xavier disliked Amanda. However, her constant selfies, posted with caked on makeup and low cut tops meant she was an easy target. “Put some clothes on, attention seeker.” Of course, Xavier didn’t think of the effect those words would have on his classmate. Instead he typed away, unaffected in his fortress. At school, nothing changed for Xavier. However, Amanda sat in a circle with her friends, as tears streamed down her face. “Who would say something like this?” She choked out between sobs. Xavier said nothing, and ignored the questions that echoed around the room. He sat in silence ready for the day and slowly scanned the room like a lion hunting for prey. Who would be his next target? Log in. Type. Switch to anonymous. Send. The pattern was back, and this time Xavier’s anonymous messages were for the…

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    The Dangers of Social Media In this world of fast-paced media accessibility it is hard to find the time and patience for heart to hearts with those we love most. Ten years ago, social networking was an exciting way to pass the time. We lived in our own little worlds, now we were able to connect with people outside of our vicinity. Now though we are in danger of losing our connection to reality. Long gone are the days of just sitting around and having a long talk with our friends, family dinners…

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    Avoid Failing Classes

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    How to avoid failing in the classes University is probably the biggest change in an individual life but not for everyone. Students are under pressure right from the first class they attend and rumors make it worse as lots of other students say you might end up failing in your class if you do not try very hard. Therefore the steps below will help you on how to avoid failing in your classes. Preparing a study schedule like master calendar, weekly calendar and a to do list is a useful technique.…

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    The mock care conference assignment and presentation was an informative and educational process for our group. After our presentation the group engaged in reflection together to discuss our learning, the challenges we experienced, how our presentation relates to our class learning and to celebrate our accomplishments. Our reflection will outline our learning and challenges, the feedback from our classmates and how our presentation relates to course learning. Learning & Challenges…

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    The Good of Technology People from all around the world depend on their use of technology to communicate, get around, and seek more knowledge. Some say this dependence on technology is going to harm the future generations. However, they fail to realize how helpful technology has been. A main source of technology people use nowadays is social networking sites. Social networking sites help people get their information faster, businesses’ grow, and is an amazing way to keep in touch with friends…

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    Are we really free? As Americans, we like to think that we can do what we want. But maybe it shouldn’t be that way. Most students use texting, email, and social networking sites without any issues but some students abuse these methods, even on their own time, and cause big problems in schools. As a result, schools should be allowed to limit students’ online speech. There are many reasons to support this view but the best reason is because cyberbullying is a widespread problem that impacts both…

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    gone. So a kind of today's Facebook's first steps were taken at that time. With the advancement of technology, a lot of innovation has been provided and new social networks have all started to rival each other. Some have refrained from competing, others have had to settle because of strategic mistakes. After 2000s, Friendster followed by MySpace followed by Facebook the beginning of the millennium age started which is also described in the movie "The Social Network". Today Facebook is the most…

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    History Of Social Media

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    Social media has existed since 1978 when the first electronic social board called “BBS” was created. The program allowed its few number of users to share games, files, send other users messages. The popularity of BBS grew as computer ownership grew in the 80 's and 90 's. In the late 80 's, a new social technology was created called "CompuServe", also known as e-mail, which allowed users to send direct messages to each other for the first time. The software later allowed it 's users to…

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    bullying is happening through a computer or cell phone, a harm of the person will not be as bad as it would be if the mistreatment was in person. Virtual maltreatment can be more upsetting than a person that is getting physically abused because more people are able to see the actions of the tormenter and may think it is amusing. Social media helps bullies continue their harassment because most teens keep their phone with them at all times making contacting their victims easy for the bully. In…

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    friends, make announcements, and share information. In 1980 a real-time chat online program was launched by CompuServe. This was focused on opening the lines of communication between corporate and their consumers. This led to the development of Internal Relay Chats (IRC) where you could share files and link together messages into a conversation. This lead to the 90’s becoming known as the decade of “information superhighways”. Coupled with the changes in technology, and the dot.com crash in…

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