By : Sophia ChoongImage viaJamiechien(morguefile)
Today’s technological advanceshave shown usthat the possibilitiesare endlessImage via Sean MacEntee
InternetMobiledevicesSocial mediaapplicationsTechnology has become a integral partof our daily routineImage via Sean MacEn...
It is no surprise that technology hassimplified our lives todayImage via Jinno.Jung
Better?But can we really say it was forOr Worse?Image via propagandaTimes
Truth be told, today’s technology contains manyunderlying dangers that are harmful to all of societyImage via Xavierbt
PRIVACY is atthe top of the listImage via eschipul
We are often misleadby the “delete’” buttonImage via Matt McGee
A recent experiment conducted on Facebookshowed how even after a user’s posting wasdeleted, the content could still be ret...
“Snapchat are indeedrecoverable, and donot disappear forever.”Source: Snapchat UnveiledThe same thing applies to social me...
Society needs to realize whatthey put online remains on the worldwide web foreverImage via jdurham
They also don’t realize thattechnology enables you to hideyour true identityImage via xenia(morguefile)
The fine line between online and offline identity isblurred -allowing us to be whoever we want to beImage via mrhayata
44% of teenagers admitted to lyingabout their age to gain access to aweb siteImage via LeonardJohnMatthewsSource: Coming o...
This also makes ita breeding groundfor onlinepredatorsImage via heku
“It is believed that morethan half a millionpedophiles are onlineevery day.”- Special Agent Greg WingSource: FBI: child pr...
Will we ever know who is really behindthe screen?Image via .Andi.
Technology also tends topull away from theimportance of a face toface conversationImage via misko13
We are so dependant on our devices that we haveforgotten how to have a real conversationImage via SusanNYC
“Someday, someday, I’d like to learnhow to have a conversation.” -16 year old boyThis loss of skill hinders our ability to...
Technology provide us with the illusionof companionshipThey do not substitutefor conversationImage via craigallyn
So how can we prevent thesedangers from happening to us?Image via tricky
Image via huskyte77PROTECT YOURSELF: be cautiouswhen using technologyNext time: think twice aboutposting that pictureandch...
CREDITSAll images are licensed under theCreative Commons NonCommercial Share A-like 3.0agreement and sourced fromflickr or...
SOURCES1. http://www.zdnet.com/blog/igeneration/facebook-does-not-erase-user-deleted-content/48082. http://www.decipherfor...
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The dangers of technology

  1. 1. By : Sophia ChoongImage viaJamiechien(morguefile)
  2. 2. Today’s technological advanceshave shown usthat the possibilitiesare endlessImage via Sean MacEntee
  3. 3. InternetMobiledevicesSocial mediaapplicationsTechnology has become a integral partof our daily routineImage via Sean MacEntee
  4. 4. It is no surprise that technology hassimplified our lives todayImage via Jinno.Jung
  5. 5. Better?But can we really say it was forOr Worse?Image via propagandaTimes
  6. 6. Truth be told, today’s technology contains manyunderlying dangers that are harmful to all of societyImage via Xavierbt
  7. 7. PRIVACY is atthe top of the listImage via eschipul
  8. 8. We are often misleadby the “delete’” buttonImage via Matt McGee
  9. 9. A recent experiment conducted on Facebookshowed how even after a user’s posting wasdeleted, the content could still be retrievedand be visible by othersImage via FindYourSearch
  10. 10. “Snapchat are indeedrecoverable, and donot disappear forever.”Source: Snapchat UnveiledThe same thing applies to social mediaapp SnapchatImage viaEmilyKendall- Richard Hickman
  11. 11. Society needs to realize whatthey put online remains on the worldwide web foreverImage via jdurham
  12. 12. They also don’t realize thattechnology enables you to hideyour true identityImage via xenia(morguefile)
  13. 13. The fine line between online and offline identity isblurred -allowing us to be whoever we want to beImage via mrhayata
  14. 14. 44% of teenagers admitted to lyingabout their age to gain access to aweb siteImage via LeonardJohnMatthewsSource: Coming of Age in Digital Age
  15. 15. This also makes ita breeding groundfor onlinepredatorsImage via heku
  16. 16. “It is believed that morethan half a millionpedophiles are onlineevery day.”- Special Agent Greg WingSource: FBI: child predators Image via dave
  17. 17. Will we ever know who is really behindthe screen?Image via .Andi.
  18. 18. Technology also tends topull away from theimportance of a face toface conversationImage via misko13
  19. 19. We are so dependant on our devices that we haveforgotten how to have a real conversationImage via SusanNYC
  20. 20. “Someday, someday, I’d like to learnhow to have a conversation.” -16 year old boyThis loss of skill hinders our ability totruly connect with one anotherImage viaorangesandlemonsSource: Sherry Turkle , The Flight of Conversation
  21. 21. Technology provide us with the illusionof companionshipThey do not substitutefor conversationImage via craigallyn
  22. 22. So how can we prevent thesedangers from happening to us?Image via tricky
  23. 23. Image via huskyte77PROTECT YOURSELF: be cautiouswhen using technologyNext time: think twice aboutposting that pictureandchoose to talk face to facerather than sending a text
  24. 24. CREDITSAll images are licensed under theCreative Commons NonCommercial Share A-like 3.0agreement and sourced fromflickr or otherwise stated
  25. 25. SOURCES1. http://www.zdnet.com/blog/igeneration/facebook-does-not-erase-user-deleted-content/48082. http://www.decipherforensics.com/publications3. http://www.wired.com/geekdad/2013/02/coming-of-age-in-the-digital-age4. http://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2011/may/predators_0517115. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/22/opinion/sunday/the-flight-from-conversation.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

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