Making derogatory remarks about the child online on blogs or forums
Constantly killing the child's character in the game by a bully causing frustration and anxiety to the child
What is cyberbullying?
Privacy? What really is privacy? Please see the link:
constant need to check emails
Online gaming for long hours
constant need to chat
What is it?, "Defined as any visual depiction, including any photograph, film, video, picture, or computer or computer-generated image or picture, whether made or produced by electronic, mechanical, or other means, of sexually explicit conduct."
Effects, On the child, "It is important to realize that these images are crime scene photos – they are a permanent record of the abuse of a child. The lives of the children featured in these illegal images and videos are forever altered. Once these images are on the Internet, they are irretrievable and can continue to circulate forever. The child is revictimized as the images are viewed again and again. ", On society
What is being done?, State level, Laws against the propagation of child pornography, Online, Websites created to increase awareness on the horrors of child pornography and to protect children online, NGOs, UNICEF, How about the role of family?, Parents to play an active role in protecting their children's identities online. Parents should also ensure that their children are not communicating with dubious people online through restricting the kinds of webpages their children are allowed to visit, limiting the amount of time their children spend on the internet etc., Parents should try to get involved with their child's internet usage. Surf the internet with the child so as to simultaneously educate the child on usage., E.g. Parents can set up a blog site with young children and blog together on the highlights of their days, post pictures together.
Disclosing personal information online
gmail / twitter hack
Phishing, Recognizing Phishing
using social networking widgets for hacking and criminal activities, difficulty in tracking user movement online, Hackers targeting social networks due to its extensive amount of personal information / Hacking as a lucrative income / cyber crime mafias, Technology
property and ownership issues
Racism on the internet
Dating system which allows individuals, couples, groups to make contact and communicate with each other over the internet., Objective: developing a personal, romantic or sexual relationship, Problem: Members profiles may not be real and there is great distrust, of age, gender, marital status, photographs. It can lead to stalking, fraud, sexual violence as young teens can easily be taken advantage of by online predators.
financial harm (e.g. scamming/phishing)
emotional harm (e.g. cyberbullying)
physical harm (e.g. unsuspecting youths preyed upon by older adults)
Secondary students from 13yrs old to 17 yrs old