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The Causes And Dangers Of Cyber Bullying And Cyber Communication

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The younger generation is always on their phones and it has decreased their skill of communication which is a must need for the business world. In fact the Pew Research Center had found that 88% of people ages 18-29 use Facebook in 2016. That is a lot of people which can lead to some problems as mentioned before.
One growing issue is cyberbullying. Cyberbullying is when someone threatens, makes fun of, or posts offencive pictures/words with the intention to hurt others over electronic communication. “About half of young people have experienced some form of cyberbullying, and 10 to 20 percent experience it regularly” said Bullying Statistics, “Cyber bullying victims are more likely to have low self esteem and to consider suicide”. Also more than 50% of cyberbully victims don't say anything to their parents or any other adults witch makes the situation even worse. This is a serious issue that goes along with social networking. The next issue is bots. Bots are a computer program that are created to do a task automatically. What that task may be depends on the type of bot, and unfortunately for us there are more bad bots than there are good. An prime example of a bad bot is the bot designed to infect your computer through downloads and ads. When the bot has been downloaded it can steal personal information, make you pay a ransom for your information back, and can even make your computer send out spam mail. There are million of bots in use right now and they are incredibly
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