Semester of Creation

Spring 1-24-2022

Submission Type

White Paper

Committee Chair/First Advisor

Professor Dennis Brown

Course Number

CYBR 7000

Course Title

Cyber law, Policy, and Enforcement

Description of Work

Over the past 20 years or so there has been an increase in technological advancements and more people gaining access to the internet. While these advancements have been helpful in the everyday functions of life, they also bring with them some negative effects (Brady et al., 2015). One of the most vulnerable groups to fall victim to the negative effects of technology and social media are the youth but more specifically the teenagers in middle and high school. In the following essay, there has been research done to explain the societal impacts of cybercrime/deviance on teens, online hate speech and its effect on youth, and finally social media addiction and its link to cyber bullying of teenagers.