Research Paper On Social Networking In Schools

Submitted By Jahneedior
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STOP !!!! NO SOCIAL NETWORKING BEYOUND THIS PIONT ! Amber White, age 13 attended Little Rock Academy. Although she was a bright individual she constantly got bullied. Amber used her blogs and facebook page to vent and find peace after being bullied everyday. Little Rock Academy decided to allow social net working into their school. Amber's blog page and facebook page where hacked, and
Amber started being cyber bullied. She commited suicide on April 20, 2011. Imagine if this where your sister or friend, how would this make you feel. Social networking should not be allowed in schools ! Social networking will open the door for cyber bulling in schools. Along with physical and mental bullying that already exists in the halls of schools nation wide, why add cyber bullying? Ryan Patrick Halligan (December 18, 1989 – October 7, 2003) was an American schoolboy from Vermont, who committed suicide at the age of 13 after being bullied from his classmates in real life and cyber bullied online. According to the Assoicated Press, Halligan was repeatedly sent homophobic instant messages, and was threatened, taunted and insulted incessantly. Dont give children another reason to fear coming to school. Pursuing this futher, according to the 2010 survey by the Pew Internet and
American Life Project, 73% of teens ages 12 to 17, and 72 percent of young adults ages
18 to 29 use social networking sites. Something as simple as befriending the wrong person could be life changing. There are numerous amounts of preditors, molesters, and murders on these social networks waiting for their next victim. Most social networks show your location, so at any given time one of these violent people can appear outside of a house or school commiting a kidnapping. Socail networking increases violence across the world, so don't allow it to increase the violence