English 1A - Editorial Project - children under the age of...

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Christina Tran English 1A 8:00am-8:50am Social Networking: In 1997, about 19,540,000 people use the internet. Many people are aware that the internet can be a dangerous place. But what people are not aware of is that it is no the internet that is dangerous, it’s the people that uses the internet. Teens and preteens normally go onto the internet for social networking websites such as MySpace, Xanga, Bebo, and Facebook. Cyberspace can be an eye-opening, fun and even magical place to explore, but young people must be keenly aware of the terrain, and even more careful of where they step. Children and their parents should watch out for sexual predators, internet bullies, online profitters, screen addiction, etc. I believe that all
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Unformatted text preview: children under the age of 18 should not be allowed to go on to these social networks. Also, parents should be more aware of what their children are doing and monitor every thing there child is doing while online. In my opinion, I believe that all social networking website should cost money to sign up for, that way no child would be able to sign up using a fake age. Most children do not have money or own a credit card. In not having one, they would not be able to join any of the social networking websites. Finding any way to keep children safe and away from danger is more important than anything....
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2010 for the course ENGLISY 08414 taught by Professor Kebble during the Spring '10 term at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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