Bad Influences of the Internet Essay

The ‘Internet’ is one of the most used search tool on the earth, used by majority of the world’s population for research, communication, conveniences, entertainment and much more.

Over the years, cases in relation to negative transformation of human behaviors, where people are becoming emotionally depress, horrified, vulnerable, addicted through the internet has become a serious problem for many people around the world, including us. Internet gaming is one of the most common problem of which many people around the globe are facing in their daily lives.Addiction, one of the serious problems with internet gaming have caused severe changes to their behavior and attitude to life. Majority of teenagers and young people, who enjoys playing games are having trouble controlling them to limit the time of gaming. Those who are addicted to games are capable of making ‘all-nighters’ meaning no sleep for 24 hours, just gaming all night long, while majority of people at that moment would be all in bed sleeping and getting ready for the following day.

This obsession has caused many parents to worry for their children’s safety and wellbeing when it comes to limited healthy diet and physical activeness.It is scientifically proven that those who are not addicted to games have the potential to communicate better with their family and friends; better social behavior and more interaction, while those who are addicted to games are more likely to be separated from their family, with limited communication, resulting the disconnection between the family and friends, limited interaction towards social life. Therefore, the addiction of internet gaming will surely affect the behavior of all those who are being controlled by games not the other way around.Through social networking, many people are experiencing the negative transformation of human behavior, in which depression is a common and severe behavior disorder. Cyber bullying is one of the most common situations that many people are experiencing through social networking, such as Facebook, Bebo, Twitter and much more. Many cyber chats, although good for online communication however also has the potentials to cause emotional distress. Insults, profanity, humiliation and much more are some of the causes of which resulted many people to depression, suicide to ‘get out of this misery’.

Through social networking, online reputations are being humiliated through verbal communications or offensive images that are being posted up onto social networking sites, such as Facebook. Chanelle Rae, a 14-year-old former student at Geelong’s Western Heights College, took her life on Friday the 17th of July 2009 in another cyber bullying incident, of which Chanelle’s mother, Karen reported to 3AW radio on the 21st of July 2009. Her mother reported, ‘she wanted to die because of the message that was given to her that night. ’ This highlights the fact that lives can also be lost while having the benefits of social networking on Facebook, Bebo, Twitter and much more. Thus shows that social networking can have a severe impact on many of our lives through what we say or post online.

In relation to privacy, social networking and many other genres of the internet are one of the main and easiest places to track down people, many naive victims, posts up their details on their profile, making it easy to enable stalkers or strangers to have advantage of virtually meeting you.This problem has caused many families to live in fear, not knowing how vulnerable they are to the outside world, where they could possibly be kidnapped without anyone knowing who the kidnappers are and more. Stalkers, pedophiles and many more are some of the people that all victims have to face when they are involved in social networking. Rachel North, who is leading a campaign pushing for a public inquiry into the London atrocities, of ‘making a living on the backs of the dead’ was a survivor of the July 7 bombings where she was subjected by a ‘cyber stalker’ with the name of Felicity Jane, who basically lead Mrs.North into hell, itself, fear of staying in the house alone, after once being raped by an anonymous person, receiving abuse and harassing text messages and much more. With this great fear, she had to resign her position while the stalker was still out there.

This highlight the risks of exposing yourself through the internet, exposing too much over the internet, could lead to stalking, death and harassments, these all causes severe transformation of human behavior, from a normal jolly worker, into a horrified, vulnerable and depressed unemployed person, living in the house, not knowing what could happen to them.Internet itself is not capable of making human depression or any other emotionally distressed. It’s the action that we make online or how we use the internet that results us to different consequences of which we must face in response to our actions.

Those who are intelligent or careful, would never or avoid exposing themselves over the internet, therefore if you have something that you don’t want anyone to know, maybe you should not be doing it in the first place, may it be, uploading or updating your profiles, or uploading humiliating images.