Benefits and Dangers of Internet, Chatrooms and Forums

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Internet
No supervision against exploitation, hurt and threats
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Chatroom
The content is not censored and one danger could be access to inappropriate material e.g. ***********
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Forum
There are a number of examples of content that could encourage you into trouble, e.g. gambling
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There is a lot of false information, which can be misleading and untrue.
People may not be who they say they are or claim to be
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Hacking is on the increase and occurring more frequently.
Viruses can be easily spread and distributed to cause disruption.
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Spyware can be used to log all keystrokes, making personal information easily accessible to unauthorised users.
Information can be searched and found quickly and easily.
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Goods can be sold, advertised and purchased.
Can be used socially for like-minded people.
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This provides every opportunity for predators and cyber bullies to target individuals, in confined rooms.
Less emphasis on social skills when using this type of facility
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This can be a cheaper form of communication rather than using a telephone
Can talk to more than one person at once, which is ideal for discussions or brainstorming of tasks.
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Chatroom

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The content is not censored and one danger could be access to inappropriate material e.g. ***********

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Forum

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Card 4

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There is a lot of false information, which can be misleading and untrue.

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Card 5

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Hacking is on the increase and occurring more frequently.

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