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Compare contrast essay final

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Compare contrast essay final

  1. 1. Layne 1 Donna B. Layne Mrs. Mandi Sena Instructor English 1101 7 March 2014 Society’s Existence and Exposure in Today’s Technology Technology has made such an impact on society’s culture today that some situations created still leave some humans in the dark. The global opportunities that are associated with the world wide web has made global business very profitable. The advancement has opened many doors for new trends and connections. The world is now exposed to very positive aspects and then we share a negative side with this new innovation. Technology affects someone’s life everywhere, with new trends and connections. The comparison of differences lay between safe internet use and the deceitful barriers that novice users are unaware of, appropriate choices are the key when using the web. In addition, the positive aspects that come into play using the internet consists of many potential business opportunities. You can create businesses online and work from home. When looking for a new position, you can apply to various job sites from major institutions such as indeed.com or monster.com, etc. Blogs can be created to give personal opinions on various subjects. Online shopping purchases are made daily, some enrollment may be required. Major educational institutions such as Stanford, Harvard, Oxford, Berkley, Yale and MIT for example offer free college courses. The courses available include liberal arts and sciences. Although, they are not credit courses, you can educate yourself at your own pace. Free video conferencing is allowed through sites such as Oovoo, Skype and Google hangouts with friends or family. Magazines can be read for free, catching up on the latest news, weather and gossip on celebrities. New social media sites are available to also connect with friends and send messages. Email is
  2. 2. Layne 2 used frequently to contact friends or business with no charge. In contrast, the negative exposure that comes with using the internet, involves adults and children. Lifestyles issues become involved in various social media websites. Internet dating has become volatile, yet consumers frequent websites such as eHarmony, Zoosk, Mate1 and BlackPeopleMeet. Dating scams occur frequently through sites of this particular source. The website allows constant communication and a relationship is formed through messages and emails. The attention given to these women begins the fraudulent scheme, usually with a bad ending. Women have given their entire life savings to scam artists. Looking for love and believing in someone who gained their trust. False identities are often used when exploring the social websites. Investigation of identity theft has provided many concerns when using the internet. Stolen information such as Social security numbers, date of birth, address and or place of employment is pertinent information. The theft allows someone to apply for loans, cars, credit cards, homes, etc. Misrepresentation has caused murder and mayhem even when trying to purchase something through an ad. A young man in Atlanta, placed an ad to sell his cellphone through Craigslist’s website. He was found robbed and murdered after he chose to meet with someone to purchase his phone. The misappropriated use of the internet has grown tremendously. Catfishing online has become common with con artists. Those who create the false identities is to capture those addicted to online entertainment. Your private life may be hacked into through email messages and remote access to your computer. The internet gives individuals the opportunity to become someone else. Those searching for new friendships may think they are talking to a prominent, kind, caring person. This could possibly turn into a lethal encounter, if agreeing to meet this person. Unsuspecting internet users, bloggers and excessive users of the internet are exposing themselves to a situation that may have horrific outcomes. In conclusion, the options available that you have access to through using the internet are
  3. 3. Layne 3 beyond belief. The internet is quite harmless, if you have a clue in regard to the dangers. The problem is many novice users are unaware of the dangers. Many family lifestyles have become disconnected through use of the computer. Teenagers addiction to Myspace, Twitter, Facebook, Flicker, Friendstir, and Bebo, etc. Parents must continue to try and keep the traditional lifestyle within the home. A family must have quality time together to bond. The family’s daily couse of activities can be discussed and shared. This of great importance to the young who are very trusting and naïve to predators. The younger generation is very trusting and novice users of the web do not fully comprehend the search engine. Technology and the impact on society’s culture must be recognized by the entire world. The business ventures that have become successful through the technology changes are major advancements globally. The human aspect of family and the children involved show the impact that has taken place within our society. Works Cited David P Synder Mrs. Mandi Sena English 1101 March 7, 2014 Five Meta-Trends Changing the World. By: Snyder, David Pearce, Futurist, 00163317, Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 38, Issue 4:Print
  4. 4. Layne 4 Donna B. Layne Mrs. Mandi Sena Instructor English 1101 7 March 2014 Society’s Existence and Exposure in Today’s Society Lifestyle issues - Global Technology Blogging Secret - Life style- Danger – Personality Internet dating Social media IMPERSONATION Identity theft Catfishing – False identities Murder and mayhem Internet used inappropriately – Predators –Kidnapping – Sex trafficking – arranged meetings Disappearance con artists Social Media Facebook, twitter, flicker, Bebo, Friendstar – Craigslist Opportunity to invade private life – email exchange Casual encounters w/strangers – selling items online – being misled
  5. 5. Layne 5 k Method, each paragraph addresses ONE TOPIC ONLY from your pair of topics and includes the SHARED ASPECTS you have chosen to Compare to topic 2. Use the following chart to organize your ideas for your essay. (See Venn diagram steps 1 – 5 for examples on topics, aspects, and details.) Block Method My Essay • Introduction Society’s Existence and Exposure in Today’s Technology Technology has made such an impact on society’s culture today that some situations created still leave some humans in the dark. o introduction of general topic o specific topic o areas to be covered in this essay • Topic 1 Topic Sentence: o Aspect 1 the positive aspects that come into play using the internet create businesses online and work from home. apply to various job sites Blogs Education Online Purchasing Video Conferencing Social Media n Detail n Detail o Aspect 2 n Detail n Detail o Aspect 3 n Detail n Detail • Topic 2 Topic Sentence: o Aspect 1 NEGATIVE ASPECTS Lifestlye Issues Internet Dating Scams Identity Theft Misrepresentation False Identity n Detail n Detail o Aspect 2 n Detail n Detail o Aspect 3 n Detail n Detail • Conclusion Internet Usage Family Disconnection Novice Users Generation gaps computer skills Search engine knowledge o Summary of main points o Evaluation and/or possible future developments
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