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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Internet Bullying - Is That You?

With the power of the internet and our constant access to the internet, courtesies same to have gone the way of the rotary phone and the black & white TV.  When talking face to face, we rely on courtesy to not purposely hurt someone's feelings or anger them outrageously.  But with our various social media, that same person feels no compunction in shaming or bullying total strangers.  Social media is just that - it is NOT private. You Share something derogatory or bullying or shaming with your friends, and they share it with their friends, and so on.  What happens when something you say gets out of control.  This is what happened to one person who got pissed off and Tweeted her displeasure...http://www.wired.com/underwire/2013/07/ap_argshaming/

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