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“The G o o d”“The B a d”and“The u g l y” Online AnonymityofBy: Karen WonchalaPhoto Credit: Juliana Coutinho
The power to speak our minds can be both aB l e s s i n g and a C u r s eIt is [how] we choose to use this power thatwill ...
O n l i n e A n o n y m i t y :“The G o o d”Photo Credit: Philwatson
“At a timewhen cyber-bullyingmakesnationalheadlines,It’s rarethat onlineanonymity is used for G O O D.” – Victoria Andrews...
However,when usedwholesomely,the effectsof onlineanonymitycan beE X T R A O R D I N A R Y Photo Credit:Elyse Burt
“ You are b e a u t i f u l ”“ You are i m p o r t a n t ”“ You are o n e o f a k i n d ”Photo Credit: Alexander
In September 2012, Facebook users acrossQueen’s campus were struck with thephenomenon ofQueen’s U ComplimentsPhoto Credit:...
Queen’s UCompliments is anonline Facebookpage allowingstudents acrosscampus to postanonymous[compliments] andwords of [sup...
The page was inspired bythe campus wide pushtowardsAnti-BullyingandMental HealthAwarenessSource: John Bowman of CBC News, ...
“ It really m a k e s your day when youget a compliment...Sometimes I think it saves people’ss a n i t i e s.”-Victoria An...
The love andsupportQueen’s UComplimentsbrought tothe campushas nowspread to aremarkable130 schoolsacross theglobe.Source: ...
The theory behind this?...“It’s about being a supportive personwithout expecting anything back.”- Amanda SmurthwaitePhoto ...
Online Anonymity: “T h e B a d”Cyber- Bullying“you are worthless”“you are a coward”“everybody hates you”“you have no frien...
In thewronghands,onlineanonymitycan haveD e t r i m e n t a l E f f e c t s…Photo Credit: MConnors
Photo Credit: sera_leavingChildren and teenagers that arebullied are likely to experienceAnxietyfrom the effects ofbeing v...
“Thepsychologicaland emotionaloutcomes ofcyberbullying aresimilar tothose ofreal-lifebullying.The difference is, real-life...
So, why do it?Why bully online?What is the motive?The answer…A N O N Y M I T YPhoto Credit: JustCola
Photo Credit: MantasmagoricalThe anonymityof technologyallowsindividuals tohide behindtheir personalattacks againstothers ...
While someone may feel uncomfortable bullyingsomeone in person,bullying someone anonymously online can seemeasy and less h...
Photo Credit: AnsonnThe Ugly:WhenCyber-BullyingEscalates
Those whohide behindtechnology tobully,put down,and insultfail to see theeffects theyhave on thosetheyvictimizePhoto Credi...
78% of adolescents who committed suicide last yearwere bullied at school and online, with 17 %17 % beingtargeted online on...
Although not all cases of cyber-bullying leadto the travesty of suicide,Although not all cases of cyber-bullying leadto th...
With this inmind, it isourresponsibility[to choose]how we willuse our onlineanonymity[wisely] Photo Credit: Cohdra
So, Which will you choose?The g o o d ?The b a d ?orThe u g l y ?Photo Credit: Alvimann
CreditsAll images are licensed under the CreativeCommons Non-Commercial Share-Alike 3.0agreement, and sourced from Flickra...
SourcesPhoto Credit: Alvimannhttp://www2.macleans.ca/2013/02/11/flattery-gets-you-everywhere/http://www.cbc.ca/news/yourco...
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    1. 1. “The G o o d”“The B a d”and“The u g l y” Online AnonymityofBy: Karen WonchalaPhoto Credit: Juliana Coutinho
    2. 2. The power to speak our minds can be both aB l e s s i n g and a C u r s eIt is [how] we choose to use this power thatwill determine [the outcome].
    3. 3. O n l i n e A n o n y m i t y :“The G o o d”Photo Credit: Philwatson
    4. 4. “At a timewhen cyber-bullyingmakesnationalheadlines,It’s rarethat onlineanonymity is used for G O O D.” – Victoria AndrewsSource: Ryan Mallough, Flattery Gets you EverywherePhoto Credit: Elyse Burt
    5. 5. However,when usedwholesomely,the effectsof onlineanonymitycan beE X T R A O R D I N A R Y Photo Credit:Elyse Burt
    6. 6. “ You are b e a u t i f u l ”“ You are i m p o r t a n t ”“ You are o n e o f a k i n d ”Photo Credit: Alexander
    7. 7. In September 2012, Facebook users acrossQueen’s campus were struck with thephenomenon ofQueen’s U ComplimentsPhoto Credit: Hilbert 1958
    8. 8. Queen’s UCompliments is anonline Facebookpage allowingstudents acrosscampus to postanonymous[compliments] andwords of [support]to one another.Photo Credit: Chimchar458
    9. 9. The page was inspired bythe campus wide pushtowardsAnti-BullyingandMental HealthAwarenessSource: John Bowman of CBC News, Your Community Blog Photo Credit: Steffy
    10. 10. “ It really m a k e s your day when youget a compliment...Sometimes I think it saves people’ss a n i t i e s.”-Victoria AndrewsSource: Ryan Mallough, Flattery Gets You EveryywherePhoto Credit: Adelle Rae Taylor
    11. 11. The love andsupportQueen’s UComplimentsbrought tothe campushas nowspread to aremarkable130 schoolsacross theglobe.Source: Ryan Mallough, Flattery Gets You EverywherePhoto Credit: Grafixar
    12. 12. The theory behind this?...“It’s about being a supportive personwithout expecting anything back.”- Amanda SmurthwaitePhoto Credit: Adelle Rae TaylorSource:Ryan Mallough, Flattery Gets You Everywhere
    13. 13. Online Anonymity: “T h e B a d”Cyber- Bullying“you are worthless”“you are a coward”“everybody hates you”“you have no friends”Photo Credit: Jdurham
    14. 14. In thewronghands,onlineanonymitycan haveD e t r i m e n t a l E f f e c t s…Photo Credit: MConnors
    15. 15. Photo Credit: sera_leavingChildren and teenagers that arebullied are likely to experienceAnxietyfrom the effects ofbeing victimized.depressionlonelinessunhappiness
    16. 16. “Thepsychologicaland emotionaloutcomes ofcyberbullying aresimilar tothose ofreal-lifebullying.The difference is, real-life bullying oftenends when school ends. For cyber bullying,there is NO ESCAPE.”Source:DoSomething.org, 11 Facts About Cyber BullyingPhoto Credit: MConnors
    17. 17. So, why do it?Why bully online?What is the motive?The answer…A N O N Y M I T YPhoto Credit: JustCola
    18. 18. Photo Credit: MantasmagoricalThe anonymityof technologyallowsindividuals tohide behindtheir personalattacks againstothers via thesocial network.
    19. 19. While someone may feel uncomfortable bullyingsomeone in person,bullying someone anonymously online can seemeasy and less harmful, because its notFACE-TO-FACEPhoto Credit: PublicDomainPictures
    20. 20. Photo Credit: AnsonnThe Ugly:WhenCyber-BullyingEscalates
    21. 21. Those whohide behindtechnology tobully,put down,and insultfail to see theeffects theyhave on thosetheyvictimizePhoto Credit: Jxdx
    22. 22. 78% of adolescents who committed suicide last yearwere bullied at school and online, with 17 %17 % beingtargeted online only.online only.17%17%17%17%Photo Credit: The666DealSource: Red Orbit, Cyberbullying Rarely Sole Factor in Teen Suicides
    23. 23. Although not all cases of cyber-bullying leadto the travesty of suicide,Although not all cases of cyber-bullying leadto the travesty of suicide,effects on the overall well-beingclearit hasOf the victimized...Photo Credit: Rools
    24. 24. With this inmind, it isourresponsibility[to choose]how we willuse our onlineanonymity[wisely] Photo Credit: Cohdra
    25. 25. So, Which will you choose?The g o o d ?The b a d ?orThe u g l y ?Photo Credit: Alvimann
    26. 26. CreditsAll images are licensed under the CreativeCommons Non-Commercial Share-Alike 3.0agreement, and sourced from Flickrand MorgueFile
    27. 27. SourcesPhoto Credit: Alvimannhttp://www2.macleans.ca/2013/02/11/flattery-gets-you-everywhere/http://www.cbc.ca/news/yourcommunity/2012/12/queens-university-facebook-page-sparks-anonymous-compliments-trend.htmlhttp://www.dosomething.org/tipsandtools/11-facts-about-cyber-bullyinghttp://www.redorbit.com/news/health/1112717539/teen-suicides-cyberbullying-102212/

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