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9 Problems with the Internet ...

Alison Bryant

9 Problems with the Internet ...

I find the Internet an amazing tool. It allows us to keep in touch with family and friends all over the world, allows us to go shopping at home, and find out all kinds of useful information. Inevitably, though, there are problems, as the Internet can easily be misuses and abused. Here are 8 problems with the Internet.

1 Bullying

Bullying Photo Credit: `antty

Bullying is nothing new, but social networking sites allow bullies to operate more publicly. There have been many cases of schoolchildren being driven to suicide by the vicious and spiteful comments left for them on Facebook or MySpace.

2 Everyone's a Critic

Everyone's a Critic Photo Credit: foxxyz

With the proliferation of comments pages, anyone can give their opinion on almost any subject. Often, these opinions are rude and offensive. Freedom of speech? Well yes, but there's a time and a place...

3 Misinformation

If it's in Wikipedia, it must be true