Social Problem Associated with Computer and Internet Use

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PREPARED BY: TAN HUI FANG
LIM SIN HUI
INTRODUCTION
• The use of Internet cannot avoid being judged
and criticized especially from the social and
ethical perspectives.
• The pros and cons of the Internet are widely
discussed and have become one of the most
debated topics in the education system.
• Discussing the disadvantages of the Internet
to social and ethical development and what
curriculum can do to address the problems.
EXPOSURE
TO ONLINE
PREDATORS
Oversharing personal information on social
networking sites is common and incredibly
dangerous. Online predators have easy access
to
a
variety
of
information
about
their victims such as phone numbers,
addresses, date of birth, and physical
descriptions.
Tips to avoid online predators
1. Keep Your Identity Private.
2. If you decide that you want to get
together with the person you've met
online, then always meet in a public
place and take a friend or your parents
with you.
3. Block Inappropriate Emails
Pornography, in the context of this
workshop, is to be considered the act of
viewing any recorded sexually graphic
material for the purpose of sexual
and/or romantic stimulation.
Dealing with pornography :
1. Has self-respect when behavior is
followed by guilt/shame.
2. Be autonomy when behavior is
compulsive.
3. Managing time well. When time spent
engaged in pornography interferes
with the completion of life goals.
4. Be integrity when family members,
coworkers discover their behavior.
NEGLECTING FAMILY AND FRIENDS
Ways to reduce
addiction :
People who spend long
hours in solitude while
using the computer
tend to neglect their
relationships with
other people.
1. The psychologist, through
the help of various
therapies and counseling
sessions.
2. Learning a new hobby,
developing skills that is
needed to relieve one's
stress, meeting his family
and friends regularly
 Results in the interruption of the natural sleep
cycle.
 a person stays awake when he is supposed to be
sleeping, and either sleeps when he is supposed
to be awake or does not sleep at all.
 This will result in creating negative attitudes, lack
of performance in study or work, lack of
productivity and falling asleep at inappropriate
times.
COMPULSIVE
ONLINE
SHOPPING
 Tendency to purchase more
than one’s need.
 Being attracted to “special sale
prices”, which motivated them
to purchase items
spontaneously.
 Credit card billing will increase.
 We must be aware of this
threat as it can become a form
of addiction, which can result in
wasting your money and
spending too much time surfing
for the cheapest item.
 Uncontrollable urge to
keep gambling despite the
toll it takes on your life. If
you're prone to
compulsive gambling, you
may continually chase
bets, lie or hide your
 Serious condition that can destroy
behaviour, and resort to
lives. Although treating
theft or fraud to support
compulsive gambling can be
your addiction.
challenging, many compulsive
 No opportunity for
gamblers have found help
healthy social interaction.
through professional treatment.
• Solution: Remove access, Technological
Intervention.
• Becoming widespread
among vulnerable young
people.
• Ex: facebook game (tetris).
• Gaming addicts make the
Internet a priority more
important than family,
friends, and work.
• The game becomes the
organising principle of
addicts' lives.
• Symptoms: losing control
over life, application to
study is minimal, academic
results drop, real-life social
life takes a step back,
irregular sleeping habits,
irregular eating habits,
withdrawing from
friendships .
• The internet offers so much convenience and any
opportunities. Be sure we are using this wonderful
tool properly and safely.
• As long as individuals maintain their responsibility
for individual safety, parents protect children in
the everyday world and online, and individuals
are aware of persons trying to benefit through
half-lies and false truths, the internet can be as
safe or more safe than your local neighbourhood .
• http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/compulsive-gambling/DS00443
• http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2006/10/12/online-gamingaddiction/
• http://www2.1citizen.com.my/TLMS/student/topic_lesson_view.cf
m?lesson_id=429&topic_id=179&module_id=64&action=viewlesso
n&return=topic_view
• http://www.jdpsy.org/WoW%20Addiction.pdf
• https://sites.google.com/site/causeandeffectbpeak/exposure-toonline-predators
• http://www.recoverynation.com/main/pa.htm
• http://www.drdaveanddee.com/inpred.html
• http://www.buzzle.com/articles/computer-addiction.html
THANK YOU
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