Argumentative Essay On Facebook

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What is Facebook? Facebook is a social networking website. It allows anyone and everyone to upload photos, videos, send messages and keep in contact with family or friends all over the world. It also allows you to have your own status and profile and to control the people that “you” follow and that follow “you”. ( The dangers of Facebook: One of the major concerns of Facebook is that you are sharing your profile with people you don’t even know. Dangers may include: scammers which create fake profiles, therefore you think you know the person but instead the profile is a total scam. Your friends may make you vulnerable by sharing your personal information to others. Ads that look eye-catching on Facebook, may give your computer a virus. (CBSNEWS, 2010) another danger may be that burglars or strangers may find out where you live and when and where you work. (DANGERS OF FACEBOOK, 2009) • Divorce over Facebook In the recent years, Facebook has been blamed for an icrease for divorce in the United States. How does divorce happen over Facebook? People reconnect with love interests…show more content…
Many children and adults have been bullied on Facebook. What can one do to prevent the bully to stop harassing them? One can: • Unfriend he bully/stranger • Block the person. The person will not be able to request to be your friend again and he or she will not be able to see any of your posts, comments or messages any longer. • Report the bully. Save any of the abusive posts directed to you so that they may be used as evidence. (Wright, 2013) Did you know... • Facebook is seven years old and already as 1.1 billion users. (THE DANGERS OF OVER COMMITTING TO FACEBOOK) Imagine in 10 years time how many users Facebook will have? • Anyone and everyone can see our personal life and information, no matter what it is. They can see your likes and dislikes, your hobbies, what you are doing both day and night and much more. (Kumar, 2014

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