Online Identity and Cyber World Impacts

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What is a potential consequence of over-sharing online?

Compromised security and privacy

What aspect should be considered to ensure accuracy and avoid conflict when sharing information online?

Necessity, ethics, and positivity

What is the distinction between gender and sexuality according to the text?

Gender is socially constructed and sexuality is biologically determined

What is a recommended practice for engaging with others online?

Patience and respect

What is a key consideration for safety when using the internet?

Protecting passwords and using secure sites

What should be done if instances of cyberbullying are encountered?

Report and address instances of cyberbullying

What is one of the potential negative impacts of the internet discussed in Lesson five?

Inaccuracy of online identities

What is the main focus of Lesson five in 'Who Am I in the Cyber World'?

Comparison of online and offline identities

What aspect of the internet enables communicating with people worldwide?

Part of globalization

What is a common behavior mentioned in the text regarding social media usage?

Seeking sexual gratification through social media

What percentage of the world's population now owns a mobile phone?

Nearly two-thirds

What is a prevalent trend mentioned in the text regarding sharing about oneself online?

Sharing more about oneself online than with immediate families

Study Notes

  • Lesson five of "Who Am I in the Cyber World" discusses online identity and its comparison to real identity, influence of internet on sexuality and gender, and demonstrating values and attitudes online.
  • The internet is widely used for various purposes including research, pleasure, business, and communication.
  • People adopt different identities online and behave differently than offline, resulting in a real identity and an online identity.
  • The internet, as part of globalization, makes communicating with people worldwide possible.
  • Potential negative impacts of the internet include the inaccuracy of online identities and the use of social media for pleasing others to gain likes or sexual gratification, which can negatively affect mental health and self-worth.
  • People define themselves in the digital world by considering whether they represent the same person online as offline and how they choose to portray themselves.
  • The internet has become an integral part of daily life for over half the global population, with the Philippines having a high number of active users.- Nearly two-thirds of the world's population now owns a mobile phone.
  • More than half of the world's web traffic comes from mobile phones.
  • Social media usage is prevalent, with many individuals sharing more about themselves online than with their immediate families.
  • Self-presentation is key to building relationships, but anything posted online becomes public and can have long-term consequences.
  • Personal identity is shaped at the interpersonal level, and social media allows for more self-reflection and self-presentation.
  • Over-sharing online can compromise security and privacy, leading to compulsive checking and a loss of control over personal information.
  • Intimacy and trust can be expressed or broken through online communication, and it's important to consider the potential impact of posts before sharing them.
  • A filtering system should be used when sharing information online to ensure accuracy and avoid conflict or cyberbullying.
  • Gender and sexuality are distinct concepts, with sex being biological and gender being socially constructed.
  • When sharing information online, consider if it's necessary, ethical, and positive for yourself and others.
  • Be mindful of safety online by using secure sites and protecting passwords.
  • Cyberbullying is not acceptable, and it's important to report and address any instances of it.
  • Practice patience and respect when engaging with others online.

Explore the influence of internet on personal identity, online behavior, social media usage, and the potential negative impacts of the cyber world. Learn about the comparison between online and real identity, online communication safety, and considerations for sharing information and engaging with others online.

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